1809 HALF CENT - COHEN 1
Rarity: Very Rare
According to Ron Manley, the
obverse die of this variety is surrounded by 136 denticles.
According to Ron Manley,
the reverse die of this variety is surrounded by 140 denticles.
Images courtesy of Gene
Ex - Hollinbeck-Kagin Sale 298, September 11, 1972, Lot 617, sold for
$485.00 - R. Tettenhorst - Jim McGuigan (sold on January 1, 1986 for
$3,300.00 - Dr. Wallace Lee - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May
25-27, 2003, Lot 264, sold for $16,100.00 - New Jersey collector.
The plate coin in Walter Breen's Encyclopedia of U.S. Half Cents
ANACS Net G-4. Ex -
Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale, Orlando",
January 8, 2002, Lot 10, "B-2, C-1, Rarity-5+, Normal Date. From
the Dr. Roy Sturgeon Collection. Purchased from Christopher Young
(Chesapeake Bay Rare Coins)," illustrated, sold for $1,495.00
"American Half Cents - The 'Little Half Sisters' (Second
Edition)" by Roger S. Cohen, Jr.
Breen's Encyclopedia of United States Half Cents 1793-1857"
by Walter Breen
EAC Region 8 Newsletter
#244, April 22, 2001
Early American Coppers Club