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1795 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 76b

Rarity: Very Common

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6565, $4,140.00

AU-58.  Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 85, sold for $3,680.00  From the Federal Brand Enterprises Inc., ANA sale, August 1964, Lot 50

AU-55.  Stack's 10/2000:60, $2,185.00

PCGS AU-55 and Del Bland graded VF-35.  Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 279.  Ex. James G. Macallister, circa 1945 at $40", illustrated, sold for $2,242.00

PCGS AU-50.  Bowers & Merena 03/2001:2435, sold for $1,840.00  Purchased from Murray Stamp Shop, Edinburgh, Scotland as EF according to the consignor

NGC VF35.  Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Coin Sale", May 27-29, 2001, Lot 1125, illustrated, "...EAC grade net VF20.", sold for $603.75

Del Bland graded VF-25.  Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 280, illustrated, sold for $1,610.00

Del Bland graded VF-20.  Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 281, Ex: Stack's 9/72:568; Allen F. Lovejoy; Stack's 10/82:615; unknown; Bowers and Merena 9/88:3220; Jack H. Robinson; McLaughlin + Robinson Coins #4385 2/89:104; Robinson S. Brown, Jr.; McCawley + Grellman Auctions #4:43: Thomas D. Reynolds; Bowers and Merena 11/94:3348.", illustrated, sold for $604.00

VF-20.  Ex - Heritage 08/2000:5398, "Clipped planchet", $632.50

Fine-15.  Superior 05/2001:1126, $759.00

Fine-15.  Stack's 03/2001, Lot 80, $517.50

Fine-15. Bowers & Merena 06/2001:21, $460.00

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