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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 175

Rarity: Very Scarce

   

Recent appearances:
"EF-45".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 470, sold for $9,775.00 Ex Henry C. Miller-Thomas L. Elder 4/1917:765-Henry C. Hines-Dr. William H. Sheldon-T. James Clarke, Abe Kosoff 4/56:57-Dorothy nelson, Stack's 2/76:46-C. Douglas Smith-Dr. Robert A. Schuman. 

Del Bland graded VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 318, "Small date.  Sheldon-175, Rarity-4.  Ex: Bowers and Merena 3/98:156", illustrated, not sold

VF-20.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 69, "Sheldon-175" @ $276.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club