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1796 LARGE CENT -
SHELDON 81

Rarity: Scarce

Recent appearances:
VF-35/EF-45.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 14, plated, sold for $1,150.00  Ex: Federal Brand Enterprises sale of August 16, 1965, lot 19

VF-20, Corroded.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5367, "Double Struck", not illustrated, sold for $333.50 

Net VF-20.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2441 sold for $546.25

Fine-12.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 2442, "B-2" sold for $460.00

Del Bland VG-8.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 144, illustrated, sold for $334.00

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