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1805 HALF CENT - COHEN 1

PCGS Nos: 1081, 1082

Rarity:
 Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1

Variety names: "Small 5, Stemless"

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Recent appearances:
"MS-61 Brown" (illustrated above).  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "2000 Santa Clara" Sale, November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5027, not illustrated, sold for $833.75

NGC VF-20.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection - Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 191, "Del Bland graded Fine-15, Large 5, stemless", illustrated, sold for $604.00

Very Fine-20, Double Struck.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5115 @ $385.25

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