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Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 6     Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 6


1816 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 6

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1790

Notes:
No Proofs are known of this variety.

This was the only use of the obverse and reverse dies.

 

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

The coin illustrated above is ex - Dan Holmes - Richard V. Punchard - Chris McCawley - M. Ahumada - McCawley & Grellman Auctions, Inc., January 11, 1997, Lot 283 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1733, "AU-55...at the lower end of the Census"

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-62 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2535 sold for $862.50

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

Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 6     Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 6