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1802 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 240

Rarity: Very Scarce   

Recent appearances:
"EF-45+".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 516, sold for $13,800.00 Ex New Netherlands Coin Co.- John J. Ford, Jr., 10/8/70- C. Douglas Smith- Dr. Robert A. Schuman, Superior 2/18/02:1275- Dr. Wallace Lee.

Del Bland graded VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 353, "Sheldon-240, High Rarity-3.  Tied for the Seventh Finest Known.", illustrated, sold for $1,092.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club