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Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 2     Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 2


1816 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 2

Rarity: Very Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1790

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1816 Newcomb 1  
1816 Newcomb 3

The reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1817 Newcomb 2

A large number of this variety appeared in the Randall Hoard, perhaps as many as a few thousand coins.

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - William Walser collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 42, "...MS-60, lacquered...", illustrated, sold for $1,265.00

NGC MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 40, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

MS-63.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 89, sold for $948.75

ANACS MS-63 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2533 sold for $632.50

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 183, sold for $368.00

MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1155, illustrated, sold for $805.00

"MS-60" (illustrated above).  Ex - Chris Victor-McCawley, June 1997 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1728.

MS-60.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 184, sold for $414.00

PCGS graded MS-63 Brown and Del Bland graded AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 396, "Newcomb-2, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $604.00 Ex: No pedigree information included, but probably purchased near the end of WWII

PCGS graded MS-62 Red and Brown and Del Bland graded MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 397, "Newcomb-2, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $460.00 Ex: Ira S. Reed, privately 9/24/45 at $6

Del Bland graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 398, "Newcomb-2, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $270.00

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