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Obverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 31     Reverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 31


1794 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 31

Rarity: Very Common

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
AU 50, or nearly so.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 9, "Marred Field", plated, sold for $5,462.50  Ex: Abner Kreisberg's sale of May 20, 1966, lot 841

"XF-45, Burnished" (illustrated above).  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "2000 Santa Clara" Sale, November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5042, "Sheldon-31, Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $805.00

ANACS VF-35.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1334, illustrated, sold for $1,495.00

VF-20.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2423, "B-13, Head of '94" sold for $690.00

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

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club