1803 HALF CENT - COHEN 2
Rarity: Very Scarce
Images courtesy of Superior
"VF-35". Ex -
Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May
25-27, 2003, Lot 147, sold for $20,700.00 Ex Jack Beymer-Ricky Gross
(part of "The Baltimore Collection" sold intact to Dr. Wallace
Lee 2/14/83)-Dr. Wallace Lee.
"F-15". Ex - Superior Galleries
"Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 149,
sold for $8,050.00 Ex Charles J. Dupont, Stack's 11/54:1071-Dorothy
Nelson, Stack's 3/75:829-unknown-Bowers & Ruddy 6/20/77:3130
(unattributed)-J. R. Grellman, Jr.-Jack Beymer-Ricky Gross (part of
"The Baltimore Collection") sold intact to Dr. Wallace
VG-10. Ex - Bowers & Merena
Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March
15-17, 2001, Lot 2361, "B-2" sold for $483.00
above). Rick DeSanctis - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June
5-7, 2000, Lot 55, where it was described as follows: "1803 C-2 R4+
VG7 Slightly sharper with a myriad of very tiny tick marks on both sides,
none notable but too many to justify a higher grade. Medium brown and
chocolate. The date and legends are clear. EDS, Manley state 1.0."
Good-5. Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June
5-7, 2000, Lot 56, where it was described as follows: "1803 C-2 R4+
G5 A point or two sharper but there are a few tiny pits in the field
before the eye and the reverse is very slightly rough. Dark steel brown
and olive, the obverse rather glossy. The date and legends are bold. MDS,
Manley state 2.0."
"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