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1797 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 121b

Rarity: 

Recent appearances:
"VF-35".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 419, "S-121b", sold for $5,520.00 Ex 1964 ANA Sale, Federal Brand Enterprises, lot 60-unknown-Doug Bird-Dr. Wallace Lee.  

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