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Obverse of 1794 Half Cent - Cohen 7     Reverse of 1794 Half Cent - Cohen 7


1794 HALF CENT - COHEN 7

Rarity: Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 7, Gilbert 2

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used later on:
1794 Cohen 8  
1794 Cohen 9

This reverse die of this variety was also used earlier on:
1794 Cohen 6

Images courtesy of Gene Braig

Significant examples:
"VF-20".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 87, sold for $9,200.00 Ex J. C. Morgenthau & Co., #405 (Wayte Raymond and James G. Macallister) 10/6/39:663- Joseph Brobston, Stack's FPL #69, 1963-Dr. Stanley Q. West- Thomas Katman-Roger S. Cohen, Jr.-Jim McGuigan-Jack Robinson, Superior 1/29/89:1868-Dr. Wallace Lee. 

"F-15".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 86, sold for $5,750.00 Ex House of Stuart 8/80-John Sype 2/26/84-present consignor.

Recent appearances:
(illustrated above).  Ex - Jack Borckardt of Fort Findlay Coins, May 1976 - Gene Braig

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