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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 174

Rarity: Common

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-62 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 27, "B-35", illustrated, sold for $3,680.00

PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7487, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

"AU-50+".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 469, sold for $10,350.00 Ex M. A. Brown- S. H. & H. Chapman 4/1897:778- George H. Earle, Jr.- Henry Chapman 6/1912:3411- S. H. Chapman- Howard R. Newcomb, J. C. Morgenthau & Co. #458, 2.1945:248- Numismatic Gallery FPL 1945:420- Abe Kosoff 5/15/47- R. E. Naftzger, Jr., New Netherlands Coin Co. 11/73:489- Julian Leidman- Del Bland- Jack Beymer 7/14/74- 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