Bit of Help, Please - Newcomb Number

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  1. kanga

    kanga 65 Year Collector Supporter

    The label will be of help, but can you pin down the Newcomb Number?
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  3. jerryc39

    jerryc39 Well-Known Member

    N-5 which is R-1 rarity
  4. Penna_Boy

    Penna_Boy Just a nobody from the past

    I know nothing about Newcomb Numbers but I do know that is one sweet coin. Thanks for showing it off to us.
  5. Hoky77

    Hoky77 Well-Known Member

    I second the motion N-5 R.1
  6. kanga

    kanga 65 Year Collector Supporter

    Thanks for ID'ing the coin.
    I've got the book (U. S. Cents 1840-1857 by Grellman) but there must be something more to ID'ing that coin than just "Mature Head, Lg Letters".
    I'll look again and see.

    BTW, since I'm getting my photos finalized I'll need more help on others that I couldn't for some reason ID.
    Don't disappear on me :)
  7. jerryc39

    jerryc39 Well-Known Member

    the date position and those lines on the reverse by MER gave it away
  8. kanga

    kanga 65 Year Collector Supporter

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    kanga 65 Year Collector Supporter

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