1811 HALF CENT - COHEN 1
Rarity: Very Scarce
Variety Equivalents: Breen 1,
This was the only use of the
The reverse die for this
variety was also used on:
1811 Cohen 2
terminal state of the obverse die shows a heavy rim cud affecting the
first four stars (see illustration above). These latest states are
if this coin is available in our
Images courtesy of Gene Braig
(illustrated above). Ex -
Pittsburgh ANA, August 1989 - Stack's (over the counter) - Gene Braig
PCGS AU-55. Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite
Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 282, sold for $9,200.00 Ex Richard
Picker-Lester Merkin 9/68:74-unknown-Auction '85 (Stack's), lot 1510-Dr.
Net Fine-15, sharpness of VF-25. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries'
"The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17,
2001, Lot 2387, "B-1, wide date" sold for $276.00
Fine-12, sharpness of
VF-25. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale,
Orlando", January 8, 2002, Lot 11, "B-1, C-1, Rarity 4, wide
date. From the Dr. Roy Sturgeon Collection. Purchased from Christopher
Young (Chesapeake Bay Rare Coins). Earlier, from the collection of Thomas
Katman," illustrated, sold for $2,185.00
VG-8 Corroded. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale",
August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5390, "B-1", not plated, sold for $138.00
"G-4". Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach"
Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 281, sold for $10,350.00 Ex
William D. Easley-Bowers & Merena 9/14/92:70-Dr. Wallace Lee.
"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 (purchase a copy by clicking on the title)
Early American Coppers Club