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1806 LARGE CENT - 
SHELDON 270

Rarity: Common

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1

   

Significant examples:
NGC MS-63 Brown
- Superior 05/2003:543, $10,925.00 

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-58 Brown
- Jim McGuigan 1998
- Dr. Wallace Lee
- Superior 05/2003:544, $6,325.00

NGC AU-53 Brown
- Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 30, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00

PCGS AU-50
- Ira Reed, September 27, 1944, sold for $27.50
- Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 369, illustrated, sold for $1,667.00
- William Walser collection
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Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 35, "...VF-30, sharpness of VF-35, light obverse scratches...", illustrated, sold for $2,012.50

NGC VF-35
- Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 158, "Sheldon-270, Brown", not plated $431.25

VF-30
- Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2507, "B-1", sold for $862.50

Net VF-25
- Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 159, "Sheldon-270", not plated, $661.25

VF-20
- Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 99, "Sheldon-270", plated, sold for $431.25

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club