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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 164

Rarity: Very Scarce

Recent appearances:
"AU-55".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 453, sold for $28,750.00 Discovered in England in 1922 by Elmer S. Sears- Henry C. Hines 1944- Dr. William H. Sheldon 4/19/72- R. E. Naftzger, Jr., New Netherlands Coin Co. 11/73:479- Myles Z. Gerson- Jerry A. Bobbe- Jack Beymer 11/27/75- C. Douglas Smith- Dr. RObert  A. Schuman.  

Del Bland graded VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1311, "Small date.  Sheldon-164, Low Rarity-4.  Ex: James R. McGuigan 8/97.", illustrated, sold for $1,437.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club