1836 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 7
Rarity: Very Scarce
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1863
Regarding Proofs, Wright noted: "At least one example is
Prooflike and may be a cleaned Proof."
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1836
This was the only use of the reverse die.
1836 Large Cent - Newcomb 7
Images courtesy of John
NGC MS-62 Brown. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W.
Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 255,
"Newcomb-7" Not Sold
Del Bland graded AU-50.
Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s
"Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 502,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Newcomb-7,
Rarity-4…Just about mint state in sharpness but cleaned and retoned to
a light olive steel color with some subtle light reddish tints, mostly
on the reverse. There is a cluster of microscopic planchet defects
opposite the chin. The surfaces are quite free from handling marks. This
is one of the better examples of the variety. Ex: Stack's privately
1971; Robinson S. Brown, Jr; Superior Galleries 9/86: 818; Robinson,
Victor-McCawley (RVM); March Wells; Superior Stamp & Coin
2/2000:2013.", sold for $604.00
Sources and/or recommended reading:
Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club