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1832 HALF CENT - COHEN 3

Variety Nickname:
None

Rarity: Very Common

Recent appearances:
PCGS graded MS-63 Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 647, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3 Deep glossy brown in color and very pretty. The surfaces are very choice, and this would make an excellent type coin.", sold for $719.00

MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 648, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3, Rarity-1 This one has some mint red in the fields, with dark brown toning on both sides. There are some raised dark patches on either side. Broken out of a PCGS slab where it was graded MS-63 Brown.", sold for $310.00

PCGS graded MS-62 Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 649, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3 Nice brown in color and well struck, early die state.", sold for $207.00

PCGS graded MS-61 Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 650, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3 In the old small style PCGS holder. Medium brown and with clean surfaces for the grade, with satiny brown luster on both sides. Early die state.", sold for $207.00

PCGS graded AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 651, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3, Rarity-1 Medium brown on the obverse, with a few minor toning spots, and one dig by the last star. Mottled colors on the reverse.", sold for $144.00

PCGS graded AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 652, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3 Struck from a rusted die on the reverse. Light brown.", sold for $103.00

ANACS graded AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 653, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3 Very well struck and preserved, with spot free fields and devices. Choice for the grade.", sold for $121.00

PCGS graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 654, not illustrated, where it was described as follows: "Cohen-3 Struck from a rusted die on the reverse. Medium brown.", sold for $75.00

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