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Obverse of 1838 Large Cent - Newcomb 9     Reverse of 1838 Large Cent - Newcomb 9


1838 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 9

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1869

Notes:
This was the only use of the obverse die.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1838 Newcomb 10 
1838 Newcomb 14

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 271, 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