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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON NC-1

Rarity: 6 known   

Recent appearances:
"VG-7".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 491, sold for $9,775.00 Ex Howard R. Newcomb, J. C. Morgenthau & Co. #458, 2/1945:203-not sold-James G. Macallister-David O. Huges 10/22/46-R. E. Naftzger, Jr., 6/72-Denis Loring 5/74-Dr. Robert J. Shalowitz 6/75-John W. Adams 6/74-Denis Loring 3/75-Richard H. Wright-Del Bland 11/11/75-C. Douglas Smith-Dr. Robert A. Schuman. 

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Penny Whimsy" by Dr. William Sheldon

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club