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1794 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 44

Rarity: Very Common

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 18, "B-33", illustrated, sold for $4,370.00

"AU-50".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 375, sold for $12,650.00 Ex Ed Frossard Collection- Ed Frossard #37, 10/1884:875-T. Harrison Garrett- Robert Garrett 1919- John Work Garrett- John Hopkins University- Bowers & Ruddy 11/79:65- Tom Morley 9/80- John W. Adams, Bowers & Ruddy 1982 FPL, lot 38- Tony Terranova- Herman Halpern, Stack's 3/88:60- George E. Ewing, Jr.- Tom Morley, Superior 1/94:781- Jeff Isaac- Chris McCawley FPL #45- Dr. Wallace Lee. 


PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 265, "Sheldon-44, High Rarity-1", illustrated, sold for $4,255.00

EF-40.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1398, "Sheldon-44"

Fine-12.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 19, "S-44, Head of 1794", not illustrated, sold for $517.50

VG-10.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2425, "B-33" sold for $345.00

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