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Obverse of 1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 17     Reverse of 1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 17


Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1864

No Proofs are known of this variety.

This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.

1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 17
Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 265, "Newcomb-17, Plain Hair Cords, Medium Letters" @$575.00

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