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Obverse of 1794 Half Cent - Cohen 3     Reverse of 1794 Half Cent - Cohen 3


Rarity: Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 5, Gilbert 7

The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1794 Cohen 5  
1794 Cohen 6

This reverse die of this variety was also used later on:
1794 Cohen 4

Images courtesy of Gene Braig

Sub-varieties (2):
Cohen 3a - Small edge lettering - Rare
Cohen 3b - Large edge lettering - Extremely Rare

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"American Half Cents - The 'Little Half Sisters' (Second Edition)" by Roger S. Cohen, Jr.

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The Half Cent Die State Book, 1793-1857" by Ronald P. Manley

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club