Images courtesy of Superior
(illustrated above). Superior "Pre-Long Beach Sale"
where it was described as follows:
"1797 S-120b R2 VF35+ Gripped Edge Ten points sharper with a few
faint pinscratches on the neck just above the drapery and a dull, light nick
between the I & T in UNITED. Recolored a glossy very dark steel brown with
traces of frosty tan in protected areas, mostly on the reverse. MDS.
Ex Tom Morley 1980-Louis Ullian."
Del Bland graded VF-30.
Ira Reed, purchased privately on 12/14/1944 for $35.00 - Goldbergs "Benson Collection, Part I",
VF-20. Stack's "The September Sale"
"Penny Whimsy" by Dr. William H. Sheldon
Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club