1793 LARGE CENT - SHELDON 8
The obverse die of this variety was also used on:
1793 Sheldon 9
1793 Sheldon NC-4
Images courtesy of Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.
PCGS MS-68 Brown (illustrated above). Ex - Howard R. Newcomb, Lot 8
- Starr Collection, Lot 13 - Roy
E. Naftzger - Jay Parrino ("The Mint") - Ira &
Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California
Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1394,"Sheldon-8"
PCGS MS-63 Brown. Ex - Henry Chapman, June 1909, Lot 730 - S. H.
Chapman - George H. Earle, Jr. - Henry Chapman, June 1912, Lot 3360 - John
H. Clapp, February 6, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. - Bowers & Merena May
1996, Lot 488 - Spectrum Numismatics - Superior Galleries "The Pre-Long
Beach Fall Sale 2002", September 23-24, 2002, Lot , illustrated, where it
was described as follows: "1793 Flowing Hair Cent. S-8 R3. PCGS graded
Mint State 63 Brown. Glossy steel brown with frosty golden tan faded
down from mint color in protected areas, especially on the reverse. There
are two small rim nicks under the lowest curls, a light nick right of Y in
LIBERTY, and a thin planchet void at F-A, as struck. Otherwise this cent
is choice. MDS, the bisecting reverse die crack clear but not yet strong.
Sharply struck very slightly off center to K-5 on the obverse and K-2 on
the reverse. A beautiful Wreath Cent. Called MS60 and CC#2 in the
Breen/Bland condition census. Noyes says AU55 and tied for second finest
known. The Eliasberg pedigree is noted on the PCGS grading label."
PCGS AU-50. Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite
Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 357, sold for $12,650.00 Ex Jim
McGuigan-Dr. Wallace Lee.
PCGS EF-45. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins &
Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000,
Lot 1396, "Sheldon-8"
PCGS EF-40. Ex -
Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities
Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 20, "...VF-20, sharpness of EF-40 or
nearly so, corrosion removed...", illustrated, unsold
NGC EF-40 Brown. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The
Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 12, "B-13",
illustrated, sold for $10,120.00
NGC EF-40 Brown. Ex - Bowers
and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale, Orlando", January 8,
2002, Lot 23, "S-8, Breen-13, Rarity-3-. Wreath, Vine &
Bars," illustrated, sold for $5,750.00, From the Dr. Roy Sturgeon
VF-30, Corroded. Ex - Heritage's "Long Beach Signature
Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5360, "Vine and Bars",
PCGS VF-20. Ex -
Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature
Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5464, "Sheldon-8",
illustrated, sold for $3,450.00 From the
Dr. Jeff Hosford Collection
Fine-15. Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection
Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 68, "Sheldon-8, Vine and Bars",
illustrated @ $2,530.00
Net grade Fine-12, sharpness grade VF-20. Ex - Auctions by Bowers
and Merena, Inc.'s "The Norweb Collection: Early American and U.S.
Coins, Part III", November 14-15, 1988, Lot 2691 Purchased
from Kendrick on November 20, 1909 for $15
Fine-12. Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection
Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 69, "Sheldon-8, Vine and Bars",
illustrated @ $1,380.00
Net G-6. Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan
Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 70, "Sheldon-8, Vine and
Bars", not illustrated @ $460.00
"United States Large Cents
1793-1814" by William Noyes
Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen