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Obverse of 1838 Large Cent - Newcomb 8     Reverse of 1838 Large Cent - Newcomb 8


Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1869

Images courtesy of John D. Wright

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62 Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 270, sold for $195.50

MS-61 Red and Brown.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 96, not sold

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