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1794 HALF CENT - COHEN 8

Rarity: Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 8, Breen 1511

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1794 Cohen 7 
1794 Cohen 9

This reverse die of this variety was also used on:
1794 Cohen 5
  

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Recent appearances:
From B.Max Mehl's "W. W. Neil" Collection, June 1947, Lot 2196 - Stack's Fixed Price List No. 69, January 1963 "Joseph Brobston" Collection - Heritage Numismatic Auction, Inc.'s 1999 ANA Signature Sale, August 11-13, 1999, Lot 5085, "VF-20"

Del Bland graded Good-6.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 166, illustrated, sold for $414.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club