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1798 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 184

Rarity: Very Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 45

   

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 115, "S-184, Rarity-2-, Second Hair Style", illustrated, sold for $5,750.00

PCGS EF-45.  Ex - William Walser collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 29, "...VF-35, sharpness of EF-40, microscopic pitting...", illustrated, sold for $1.265.00

Del Bland graded VF-35.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 320, "Small Date.  Sheldon 184, Low Rarity-2.  Ex: Brown's (Edinborough, Scotland) 10/14/55; Eugene Exman; C. Douglas Smith; Jerry A. Bobbe; Del Bland; Roger S. Cohen, Jr., Superior Galleries 2/92:879; Chris Victor-McCawley (CVM).", illustrated, sold for $1,610.00

NGC VF-35 Brown.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2469, "B-45, 2nd hairstyle", sold for $690.00

VF-20/Fine-15.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 88, "Sheldon-184, Low 9", sold for $460.00

Del Bland graded VG-7.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 150, illustrated, sold for $69.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club