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Obverse of 1795 Large Cent - Sheldon 73     Reverse of 1795 Large Cent - Sheldon 73


1795 ONE CENT -
SHELDON 73

Rarity: Rare

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
PCGS VF-25 and Del Bland F-12.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 277, "Sheldon-73, Low Rarity-5, Lettered Edge.  Ex. Howard R. Newcomb; J.C. Morgenthau & Co. #458, 2/45:75 at $20", illustrated, sold for $1,955.00 

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