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1796 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 83

Rarity: Rare

Significant examples:
"EF-40".  Double struck.  Ex - Dr. Robert Shalowitz (purchased unattributed at a New York coin show circa 1973) - Myles Gerson - Charles Harrison - Tony Terranova in February 1989 - John Whitney - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 62, "Sheldon 83", illustrated, sold for $7,475.00

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