1796 LARGE CENT -
AU-55. Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale",
October 17-19, 2000, Lot 69, "Sheldon 111, Date Leans Right, Low
Rarity-5", illustrated, not sold. THE FINEST KNOWN. The Early American Cents, Penny Whimsy, and Noyes Plate
Coin. (EAC: About Uncirculated 55. The Finest Known).
Previous Sales: Ex John Whitney Collection; earlier, from New York
Coin and Stamp's sale of the Lorin G. Parmelee Collection, June 1890,
lot 732; J.F. Anger; unknown intermediary; William Sheldon; Morgenthau's
sale of the Howard Newcomb Collection, February 1945, lot 123;
Numismatic Gallery's sale of November 1950 (Charles Williams), lot 117;
R.E. Naftzger in February 1992; E. Streiner.
ANACS Net VF-20, sharpness of AU-50, Scratches, Punch Marks.
Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale",
January 3, 2001, Lot 21, "B-17", illustrated, sold for
"Penny Whimsy" by Dr. William H. Sheldon
Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club