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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 152

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 13

Notes:
1798/7 overdate

Recent appearances:
"EF-40".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 442, sold for $8,625.00 Ex Howard R. Newcomb, J. C. Mogenthau & Co., #458, 2/1945:193-Milton A. Holmes, Stack's 10/60:1400-R. L. Miles, Jr., Stack's 4/69:94-unknown-Stack's 9/75:21-C. Douglas Smith-Dr. Robert A. Schuman.  

PCGS VF-25.  Ex - William Walser collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 27, "...F-12, sharpness of VF-25, surface corrosion...", illustrated, sold for $1,207.50

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club