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1804 HALF CENT - COHEN 8

Images courtesy of Gene Braig

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auction's "Central States Signature Sale", April 5-6, 2001, Lot 5628, "C-8, Spiked Chin"

PCGS AU-58
- Bill Weber
- Superior:2308
- Tony Terranova
- Bill Eckberg

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale - Orlando", January 8, 2002, Lot 8, "B-7, C-8, Spiked Chin", unsold

AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2367, "B-7, spiked chin", sold for $316.25

NGC AU-50.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5842, "B-7, Spiked chin, C-8", not plated, sold for $287.50

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6554, "B-7, Spiked Chin, C-8", not illustrated, sold for $299.00

Net VF-30, sharpness of AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2368, "B-7, spiked chin", sold for $230.00

VF25.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1064, not illustrated, sold for $138.00

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

"Provenance Lost - Provenance Found" by Bill Eckberg, PENNY-WISE, November 2004

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club