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Obverse of 1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 16     Reverse of 1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 16


1837 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 16

Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1864

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1837 Newcomb 13.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1837 Newcomb 2.

1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 16
Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-66 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 264, "Newcomb-16, Plain Hair Cords, Medium Letters" @$1,035.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The Cent Book 1816-1839" by John D. Wright

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club