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Obverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 6     Reverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 6


1804 HALF CENT - COHEN 6

Rarity: Common

Chart of Die State Images
provided by Bill Eckberg

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
SEGS MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 13, "B-7, C-6", illustrated, sold for $1,725.00

VF-35.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2364, "B-6, Spiked chin" Not sold

VF-30 (illustrated above).  Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June 5-7, 2000, Lot 62, where it was described as follows: "1804 C-6 R2 VF30 Spiked Chin Glossy chocolate brown delicately mottled with a bit of tan on the obverse. Sharpness close to VF35 but there are too many tiny nicks on the obverse to support the higher grade. The only notable mark is a barely visible bruise on the rim at the D in UNITED. Rare early die state, Braig 1.45 early, Manley 2.0. The crack up from the top of the I in UNITED is very weak."

VF-30.  Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2365, "B-6, spiked chin" sold for $368.00

VF-25.  Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2366, "B-6, spiked chin" sold for $230.00

Del Bland graded VF-25.  Goldbergs "Benson Collection - Part I", 02/2001:181, $414.00

Del Bland graded VF-20.  Goldbergs "Benson Collection - Part I", 02/2001:182, $264.00

Del Bland graded VG-10.  Goldbergs "The Benson Collection - Part I", 02/2001:183, $109.00

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

 
 

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