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Obverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 9     Reverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 9


1804 HALF CENT - COHEN 9

Rarity: Common

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Recent appearances:
NGC AU-55 Brown.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1066, illustrated, "...EAC graded EF45.", sold for $855.00

EF-40 (illustrated above).  Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June 5-7, 2000, Lot 66, where it was described as follows: "1804 C-9 R2 EF40 Glossy dark steel brown and olive. The only mark is a tiny nick high on the neck. Sharply struck MDS, Manley state 2.0."

VF-35 (illustrated below).  Coin Galleries, November 9, 1994, Lot 1916 - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach" Sale, June 5-7, 2000, Lot 67, where it was described as follows: "1804 C-9 R2 VF35 Slightly sharper with a faint hairline scratch in the field before the face and a dull nick at the I in AMERICA. Glossy steel brown with frosty tan in protected areas and a splash of olive toning at RIC. EDS, Manley state 1.0."

VF-35.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2372, "B-8, Crosslet 4, Stems" sold for $161.00

Del Bland graded Fine-12.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 184, not illustrated, sold for $121.00

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

Obverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 9     Reverse of 1804 Half Cent - Cohen 9

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries