1804 HALF CENT - COHEN 7
Rarity: Very Scarce
Images courtesy of Superior
"VF-25". Ex -
Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May
25-27, 2003, Lot 194, sold for
$13,800.00 Ex Ricky Gross (from "The Baltimore Collection"
sold intact to Dr. Wallace Lee 2/14/83)-Dr. Wallace Lee.
above). Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June
5-7, 2000, Lot 64, where it was described as follows: "1804 C-7 R4+
F12 Spiked Chin Slightly sharper with some light hairline scratches on the
portrait, a nick in the field under the chin, and a small spot of
verdigris near the dentils left of the hair ribbon. Choice glossy
chocolate brown. MDS, Manley state 3.0, one of only a dozen known. Decent
eye appeal in spite of the marks."
below). Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June
5-7, 2000, Lot 65, where it was described as follows: "1804 C-7 R4+
VG7 Spiked Chin Sharpness F12 but lightly corroded, strongest on the
obverse. The only marks are a couple tiny rim bumps on both sides, none
notable. Very dark olive brown and steel with chocolate brown highpoints
on the obverse. The date and legends are bold. Manley state 5.0 with a
strong cud break at OF-A that does not touch the O, a die state listed as
"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