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Obverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 50     Reverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 50


1794 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 50

Rarity: Rare

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Recent appearances:
PCGS EF-40 and Del Bland graded VF-20.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 267, "Sheldon-50, High Rarity-5, illustrated, sold for $8,625.00, Ex: Charles J. DuPont, Stack's 9/54:75; Herbert M. Oechsner, Stack's 9/88:46; Dr. Robert J. Shalowitz"

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

Obverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 50     Reverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 50

Images courtesy of WH