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1796 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 110

Rarity: Common

Recent appearances:
Del Bland graded VF-20.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 291, "Draped Bust, reverse if 1797.  Sheldon-110, High Rarity-2.  Ex. Ira S. Reed, privately 12/15/44 at $35.", illustrated, sold for $1,610.00

Net Fine-12, sharpness of VF-25.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2453 sold for $575.00

Del Bland graded VG-10.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 292, "Draped Bust.  Sheldon-110, High Rarity-2", not illustrated, sold for $368.00

Net VG-10, sharpness of F-15.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2454, "B-16, Rev. of 1794" sold for $414.00

Net VG-8.  Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 92, "Sheldon-110, Rev. of 1794", not illustrated @ $230.00

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