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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 178

Rarity: Very Rare

   

Recent appearances:
"VF-30".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 476, sold for $27,600.00 Ex James A. Walker- a Philadelphia dealer- Charles J. Dupont- traded through Stack's in 1954 for the Henry C. Hines S-178 to Dr. William H. Sheldon 4/19/72- R. E. Naftzger, Jr., 2/23/92- Eric Streiner 4/6/92- 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