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1796 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 104

Rarity: Scarce

Recent appearances:
Net VF-20, sharpness of VF-35, Minor Rim Bruises.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 20, "B-45", illustrated, sold for $1,955.00  Purchased from Louis Whitaker; River Hollow Coins, at the 1996 EAC Convention in Philadelphia

Del Bland graded VF-20.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 290, "'LIHERTY' Error.  Sheldon-104, High Rarity-3.  Ex: Denis W. Loring", illustrated, sold for $1,035.00

VG-7.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 83, "Sheldon-104, LIHERTY", sold for $517.50

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