>>I'm not familiar with the Noyes reference. Is this a recent one?
>1991, 2 volls and mucho $ relative to standard reference books.
There are two current references on 1816-39 cents: The Cent Book, by John
Wright, and U. S. Large Cents 1816-1839 by Noyes. Both are worth getting, even
>>Also Newcomb gives no
>>rarity figure for the 1834 N6.
>Noyes says R3.
I'd guess upper range of R-3.
>>Is there any US large cent reference comprehensive enough to provide a
>>premium value or factor for the rarer varieties of each date? Noyes,
Definitely not Noyes. The price guide for large cent (and half cent) varieties
is Copper Quotes by (Jack) Robinson, or CQR. He can be reached at
>There is another book out by Grellman which I have not used but have heard
>great things about. I don't know that it provides any value information.
That book is U. S. Cents 1840-1857. It's the standard reference for the
series, and a must-have for anyone interested in these cents. The second
edition just came out.