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Obverse of 1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 5     Reverse of 1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 5


1837 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 5

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1865

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1837 Newcomb 4.

This was the only use of the reverse die.

1837 Large Cent - Newcomb 5
Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 257, "Newcomb-5, Plain Hair Cords, Small Letters" @$230.00

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 258, "Newcomb-5, Plain Hair Cords, Small Letters" @$316.25

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