Ron Guth: Rarity: Scarce
Variety Equivalents: Breen 4
Notes: The obverse die of this variety was also used on 1793 Cohen 3.
This was the only use of the reverse die.
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
George H. Earle, Jr. Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1912:3598, $35 - Clarence S. Bement Collection - Henry Chapman 5/1916:413, $35 -S. H. Chapman - Dr. Christian A. Allenburger Collection - B. Max Mehl 3/1948:311 - Philip M. Showers Collection - Stack's, sold privately, 1969 - Willis Harrington duPont Collection - Fred S. "Freddy" Werner, 2/1976 - Superior 2/1976 - Joe Flynn and Son Rare Coins, Inc. (Joseph S. Flynn, Jr.), sold privately 4/1976 - R. Tettenhorst - Eric P. Newman Education Society/Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 93.4.1) - Goldbergs 1/2014:6, $920,000
Heritage 11/2004:5057, not sold - Heritage 1/2005:30088, $120,750 - Joseph C. Thomas Collection - Heritage 4/2009:2016, $109,250
Superior “Bernard Turkus” 6/1981:1 - Reed Hawn Collection - Stack’s 10/1993:1 - Anthony Terranova, sold privately 11/1993 - Haig A. Koshkarian Collection - American Numismatic Rarities "Classics Sale" 3/2004:1, $50,600
High Desert Collection - Stack's/Bowers 1/2013:13104, $55,813