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
James Kelly - Leon Bookman - Dr. James McCleery - Eric Streiner - Superior “Auction ‘90” 8/1990:1002, $143,000 - Jerry Treglia, sold privately in 8/1991 - Jim McGuigan Collection
George H. Earle, Jr. Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1912:3599 - Hillyer Cooper Ryder 2/11/1928 - Ryder Estate 5/5/1945 - Wayte Raymond 12/1944 - New Netherlands 6/1954:259 - Philip M. Showers, Stack's (privately) 1969 - Willis Harrington duPont - Fred S. Werner 2/1976 - Superior Stamp and Coin Company, Inc., 2/1976 - Joe Flynn and Son Rare Coins, Inc. (Joseph S. Flynn, Jr.) 4/20/1976 (privately) - R. Tettenhorst - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES) - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 93.2.2) - Goldbergs 1/2015:79, $114,562.50
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 - Kagin’s
Richard Picker Collection - Lester Merkin 9/1968:27 - Heritage 1/2009:3567, $126,500 - Heritage 4/2011:5009, $117,875
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