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Obverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 43     Reverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 43


Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 32

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
"EF-45".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 374, sold for $8,050.00 Ex H. Routz- Andrew Muller-Ronald Cooper-Del Bland- Myles Z. Gerson-Bertram Cohen-Tom Morley, Superior 5/92:195-Tony Terranova-Chris McCawley-Dr. Wallace Lee. 

NGC EF-45.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 24, "...VF-30, sharpness of EF-45, recolored with slightly imperfect surfaces...", illustrated, sold for $3,680.00

Del Bland graded EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 264, illustrated, sold for $6,037.00, Ex: Heritage Numismatic Auctions 2/92:1431; unknown; Heritage Numismatic Auctions 6/97:5930"

F12+.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1108, illustrated, sold for $690.00

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