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Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 8      Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 8


1816 LARGE CENT - NEWCOMB 8

Rarity: Scarce

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 - Stack's June 19, 1991, Lot 1580 - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1737, "EF45+".

Recent appearances:
EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2536 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

 

Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 8     Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 8

Obverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 8     Reverse of 1816 Large Cent - Newcomb 8