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Variety Equivalents: Breen 1

This was the only use of the obverse die.

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64 Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auction's "Central States Signature Sale", April 5-6, 2001, Lot 5634

NGC MS-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - First Coinvestors, January 1977 - Ricky Gross (sold as part of the Baltimore Collection" on February 14, 1983, priced at $600.00) - Dr. Wallace Lee - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 299, sold for $2,070.00 - New Jersey collector

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club