1795 HALF CENT - COHEN 5
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1515
= Breen 1516 = Breen 1517
On this obverse, the 1
of the date was made using an "I" punch.
The obverse die of this
variety was also used on:
The reverse die of this
variety was also used earlier on:
1795 Half Cent - Cohen 5a
Images courtesy of Superior
Stamp and Coin
Cohen 5a - Normal weight (84 grains)
Cohen 5b - Heavy weight (struck over cut-down Large Cents
NGC graded VF-20 (illustrated above). Ex - Superior Stamp &
Coin's "The ANA 2000 National Money Show Auction", March 2-3,
2000, Lot 60, "EAC graded F-15"
Sources and/or recommended
"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
Early American Coppers Club