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Obverse of 1800 Large Cent - Sheldon 194     Reverse of 1800 Large Cent - Sheldon 194


1800 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 194

Rarity: Scarce

Notes:
Overdate 1800/179.  Style 2 hair.


Images courtesy of Superior Stamp & Coin

Recent appearances:
Fine-15 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Stamp & Coin's "Pre-Long Beach Sale", February 7-8, 2000, Lot 1669, "LDS, the cud breaks at the bottom of the reverse are strong", illustrated, sold for $1092.50

Del Bland graded VG-7.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 326, "80 over 79.  Sheldon-194, Low Rarity-3", not illustrated, sold for $126.00

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

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club