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1796 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 99

Rarity: Rare

Recent appearances:
PCGS VF-20 and Del Bland graded Fine-15.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 289, "Draped Bust, reverse of 1796.  Sheldon-99, Rarity-5.  Ex. Howard R. Newcomb; J.C. Morgenthau & Co. #458 2/45:129 at $19", illustrated, sold for $4,600.00

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