1793 1/2C Cohen 2, BN MS62BN

CERTIFICATION#: 27392065
PCGS#: 35006

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: Rarity: Scarce

Variety Equivalents: Breen 1

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1793 Cohen 1.

The reverse die of this variety was also used on 1793 Cohen 3.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"American Half Cents - The 'Little Half Sisters' (Second Edition)" by Roger S. Cohen, Jr.

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Related collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club

Diameter: 22.00 millimeters Designer: Unknown Edge: Lettered: TWO HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR
Mintage: 35,334 Weight: 6.74 grams Metal Content: Copper

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS62BN PCGS grade

Joseph S. Brobston Collection - Stack's FPL #69 1/1963, listed for $1,600) - Bowers & Merena 3/10/2005:29 - Denis W. Loring 4/10/2008 - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 93.2.7) - Goldbergs 1/2014:3, $63,250

2 MS61BN PCGS grade

Richard Picker Collection - Lester Merkin 9/1968:27 - Heritage 1/2009:3567, $126,500 - Heritage 4/2011:5009, $117,875

3 AU53 estimated grade  

Harold P. Newlin Collection - T. Harrison Garrett Collection - John Works Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University 0- Bowers & Ruddy 11/1979:1 - Dr. Hesselgesser - Goldbergs 2/2007:131, $42,550