1794 LARGE CENT -
Images courtesy of WH
PCGS AU-58. Ex -
Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May
25-27, 2003, Lot 368,
sold for $6,900.00
Ex - Superior Galleries New York ANA Sale, August 1-3, 2002, Lot 209,
illustrated, where it was described as follows: "1794. S-26 R2.
Extremely Fine 45. Frosty reddish steel brown with mint luster covering
the protected areas, especially on the reverse. There is a nick in the
field off the eyebrow and a few tiny planchet chips near the dentils at TY
down to the dentils opposite the nose, as struck. M-LDS, Breen state VI.
The clashmarks and die cracks are visible but the die has not yet failed
at CE in CENT. A sharp, attractive cent."
Fine-15. Ex - Bowers &
Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II",
March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2419, "B-16" sold for $414.00
"Penny Whimsy" by Dr. William H. Sheldon
Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen
Early American Coppers Club