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1796 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 101

Rarity: Rare

Recent appearances:
"VF-30".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 403, sold for $9,200.00 Ex John Whitney Walter, Stack's 5/4/99:1736.

Net F-12, sharpness of F-15.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2449, "Rev. of '97" Not sold

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