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1811 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 286

Rarity: Scarce

Recent appearances:
EF-40.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 106, "Sheldon-286, 1811/10", plated, unsold

Net VF-25.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 168, "Sheldon-286 Overdate", not plated, sold for $1,610.00

Del Bland graded Fine-15.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 381, "Last 1 over 0. Sheldon-286, Rarity-3", illustrated, sold for $690.00  Ex: Purchased circa 1945 as "Unc." for $30

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