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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 162

Rarity: Very Scarce

Recent appearances:
"VF-30".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 452, sold for $5,750.00 Ex R. B. Leeds-Henry Chapman 11/1906:594-George Roebling-New Netherlands Coin Co.#59, 6/67:1210-Dorothy Paschal 5/77-Denis Loring 5/16/77-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