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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 147

Rarity: Rare

   

Recent appearances:
"VF-30".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 436, sold for $9,200.00 Ex Dr. George P. French 3/21/29-B. Max Mehl 1929 FPL, lot 183-James G. Macallister-T. James Clarke 1944-B. Max Mehl 1944-Dr. William H. Sheldon-Charles M. Williams-Numismatic Gallery #68, 11/50:138-Harold Bareford 9/13/85-Herman Halpern 8/26/86-C. Douglas Smith-Dr. Robert A. Schuman.  

Del Bland graded VG-10.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 304, "Large Date.  Sheldon-147, Low Rarity-5.  Ex: Purchased unattributed from Western Rare Coins & Stamps in 7/75 by Thomas D. Reynolds; Clay Everheart.", illustrated, sold for $483.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club