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1805 LARGE CENT - 

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 3


Recent appearances:
MS-62 Red and Brown.  Ex - Heritage's "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5390, plated, sold for $3,565.00 Ex- Cleveland ANA National Money Sale (Heritage, 3/97), lot 5759, where it realized $4,265

NGC AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 34, "...AU-50...", illustrated, sold for $2,990.00

NGC AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 157, "Sheldon-269, Brown", illustrated, unsold

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club