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1814 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 295

PCGS No: 1576

Rarity: 
Very Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 2

Significant examples:
MS-64 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 39, "B-2, Plain 4", illustrated, not sold

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62 Brown.  Ex - William Walser collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 41, "...EF-45, sharpness of AU-55, recolored...", illustrated, sold for $3,910.00

NGC MS-62 Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7494, illustrated, sold for $3,220.00

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 39, illustrated, sold for $2,760.00

PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 180, "Sheldon-295, Plain 4", illustrated @ $1,495.00

AU-50, Corroded.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot , not illustrated, sold for $241.50

EF-45. Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5408, "Sheldon-295", not plated, unsold

EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2531, "B-2, Plain-4" sold for $690.00

VF-30.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2532, "Plain 4" sold for $575.00

VF-25.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 181, "Sheldon-295, Plain 4", not illustrated @ $184.00

Del Bland graded Fine-15.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 382, "Plain 4, Sheldon-295, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $632.00 Ex: Ira S. Reed, privately 12/15/44 at $15

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