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1828 HALF CENT - COHEN 1

Nickname:
13 Stars variety

Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1

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Images courtesy of Bill Eckberg

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64 Brown.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5844, not illustrated, sold for $356.50

Choice MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Auction '87 (Rarcoa's session), August 1, 1987, Lot 1013 - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 41, illustrated, sold for $460.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"American Half Cents - The 'Little Half Sisters' (Second Edition)" by Roger S. Cohen, Jr.

"Walter Breen's Encyclopedia of United States Half Cents 1793-1857" by Walter Breen (purchase a copy by clicking on the title)

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club