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Obverse of 1825 Large Cent - Newcomb 1     Reverse of 1825 Large Cent - Newcomb 1


Rarity: Very Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1829

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 - John Nicholas - Superior Stamp & Coin's "John Nicholas" sale, February 4, 1992, Lot 529, "PCGS EF-40" - March Wells - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach" sale, February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1858, "VF-30".

Recent appearances:
VG7.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1186, not illustrated, sold for $86.25

Sources and 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