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1802 LARGE CENT - 

Rarity: Very Common

Recent appearances:
"AU-58".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 517, sold for $8,625.00 Ex Carl Wurtzbach, Barney Bluestone #76, 4/1943:1686-Barney Bluestone (privately)- Judge Thomas L. Gaskill, New Netherlands Coin Co. (privately) 11/56-Dorothy Paschal-Ellen Enzler-Dr. Dane B. Nielsen-Myles Z. Gerson- Bert Cohen 3/20/87-Dr. Bob Shalowitz 12/87- R. E. Naftzger, Jr., 2/23/92-Eric Streiner 3/30/92-C. Douglas Smith-Dr. Robert A. Schuman, Superior 2/18/02:1276-Dr. Wallace Lee.  

NGC VF-35.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 137, "Sheldon-241, Brown", not illustrated, unsold

VF-35.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 77, "Sheldon-241, No Stems", sold for $299.00

VF-30.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 95, "Sheldon-241, Stemless wreath, double fraction bar", sold for $253.00

VF-30, Burnished.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5379, not illustrated, sold for $149.50 

Net VF-30, sharpness of EF-40, Minor Pitting.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 25, "B-20", not illustrated, not sold

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club