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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 179

Rarity: Very Common

   

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 28, "B-37", illustrated, sold for $3,680.00

"AU-50".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 477, sold for $7,475.00 Ex Homer K. Downing 12/24/50-C. Douglas Smith-Dr. Robert A. Schuman.

VF-35.  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5401, "Sheldon-179, Second Hair Style", not plated, sold for $576.15

VF-30.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2467, "B-37, 2nd hairstyle" sold for $437.00

VG10.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1133, not illustrated, sold for $184.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club