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1795 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 75

Rarity: Scarce

Images courtesy of WH

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 83, "Sheldon-75, Lettered Edge, Brown", plated, sold for $23,000.00  From the Federal Brand Enterprises Inc., ANA Sale, August 1964, Lot 48

MS-63. Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 13, plated, sold for $6,612.50  Ex: Stack's sale of June 13, 2000, lot 394

VF-35.  Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 84, "Sheldon-75, Lettered Edge", plated,  sold for $3,450.00

VF-20.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 79, "Sheldon-75, Lettered Edge", sold for $776.25  Ex Stack's October 1999 Sale, lot 42

Del Bland VG-7.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 278, "Sheldon-75, Rarity-3, Lettered edge.", not illustrated, sold for $437.00

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