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1838 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 5

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1869

Notes:

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
Choice MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 58, plated, sold for $690.00  Ex Boys Town Sale (Bowers and Merena, March 5, 1998, lot 288)

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