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Obverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 56     Reverse of 1794 Large Cent - Sheldon 56


1794 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 56

Rarity: Scarce

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
Del Bland graded VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 272, "Sheldon-56, High Rarity-2, Office Boy Reverse", illustrated, sold for $2,530.00

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