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1808 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 277

Rarity: Common

Recent appearances:
VF-35.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2510, "B-1", sold for $1,380.00  From the 1985 Early American Copper Convention auction, Lot 267

VF-35.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2509, "B-1", sold for $977.50

Fine-15.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 102, "Sheldon 277", sold for $345.00

Del Bland graded Fine-15.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 373, "Twelve star variety. Sheldon-277, Rarity-2.", not illustrated, sold for $414.00

Fine-12.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1148, illustrated, sold for $258.75

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