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1793 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 15

Rarity: Very Rare

Images courtesy of Jim Neiswinter

Significant examples:
(illustrated above).  Crosby - George & Charles Clapp - American Numismatic Society - Paschal - Van Cleave - Jim Neiswinter.  It also appears on Levick's 1869 AJN plate.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Penny Whimsy" by Dr. William H. Sheldon

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club