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1796 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 100

Rarity: Very Rare

Significant examples:
"VG-10".  Ex - Dr. George P. French - B. Max Mehl's fixed price list, 1929, Lot 133 - T. James Clarke in 1944 - B. Max Mehl in 1950 - William Sheldon in April 1972 - R.E. Naftzger in February 1992 - Eric Streiner -  John Whitney - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 65, illustrated, not sold The Noyes Plate Coin.  (EAC: Extremely Fine-40.  Tied with one other for Second Finest Known)" 

Recent appearances:

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