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Obverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 30     Reverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 30


1794 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 30

Rarity: Very Common

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
XF-45 Corroded.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Santa Clara Signature Sale", November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5043, "1794 Head of 1794. Sheldon-30, Rarity-1", not illustrated, sold for $488.50

VF35.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1102, illustrated, sold for $4,945.00

VG10.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1103, illustrated, sold for $316.25

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