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Obverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 29     Reverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 29


Rarity: Scarce

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 370, sold for $14,375.00 Ex Stack's (privately)- Walter Husak-Superior 9/21/98:1110-Superior 2/18/2002:1111-Dr. Wallace Lee. 

AU-50.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 58, "Sheldon-29" sold for $4,715.00

PCGS VF-30.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5851, "Sheldon-29, Head of 1794", not plated, sold for $661.25

F12+.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1101, illustrated, sold for $805.00

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

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club