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Obverse of 1838 Large Cent - Newcomb 10     Reverse of 1838 Large Cent - Newcomb 10


Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1869



Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 76, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

NGC MS-64 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 272, "Newcomb-10" @$299.00

MS-62 Brown, Spot on Rev.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5416, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

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