1797 1/2C C-3a PE Low Head, BN MS63BN

CERTIFICATION#: 27393743
PCGS#: 35110

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: This was the only use of the obverse die.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1797 Cohen 1.

Diameter: 23.50 millimeters Designer: John Smith Gardner Edge: Plain
Mintage: 127,840 Weight: 5.44 grams Metal Content: Copper

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS63BN PCGS grade

Philip M. Showers Collection - Stack's, sold privately in 1969 - Willis Harrington duPont Collection - Fred S. "Freddy" Werner, sold privately in 2/1976 - Superior, sold privately in 2/1976 - Joe Flynn & Son Rare Coins, Inc. (Joseph S. Flynn, Jr.), sold privately on 4/20/1976 - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 97.3a.3) - Goldbergs 1/2014:44, $172,500

2 AU53 PCGS grade

Struck over a 1798 1C S-164

Frank D. Taylor - Henry Chapman 6/1908:218,$2.80 - Virgil M. Brand Collection - Armin William Brand (consigned to Burdette G. Johnson 8/27/1935, not sold) - Horace Brand Estate - Jane Brand Allen - integrated into Stack's 11/1954:1055, $140 - Philip M. Showers Collection - Stack's, sold privately in 1969 - Willis Harrington duPont Collection - Fred S. "Freddy" Werner, sold privately in 2/1976 - Superior, sold privately in 2/1976 - Joe Flynn & Son Rare Coins, Inc. (Joseph S. Flynn, Jr.), sold privately on 4/20/1976 - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 97.3a.2) - Goldbergs 1/2014:45, $89,125

3 AU50 PCGS grade