1796 1C Liberty Cap, BN F12BN

CERTIFICATION#: -38204
PCGS#: 1392

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by B. Max Mehl Jun '41 price realized $10.75

Expert Comments

Diameter: 28.00 millimeters Designer: Robert Scot Edge: Plain
Mintage: 109,825 Weight: 10.89 grams Metal Content: Copper
45+
17,000
50+
22,500
53+
26,500
55+
31,000
1
58+
37,500
62+
55,000
63+
70,000
66
250,000
2

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 1,000 R-5.0 8 / 11 TIE 9 / 12 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 3 / 11 4 / 12
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 11 TIE 2 / 12 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66BN PCGS grade

S-91.  England in 1956- Stack’s (privately), 1/1957 - Dorothy Paschal - Dr. William H. Sheldon 4/1972 - R. E. Naftzger, Jr., 2/1992 - Eric Streiner - Jay Parrino (The Mint) 4/1996 - Jack Wadlington (via Bob Grellman & Chris McCawley) 11/2005 - Dan Holmes Collection - Goldbergs 9/2009:147, $207,000

1 MS66BN PCGS grade  
3 MS65BN PCGS grade  

S-84.  William Sheldon Collection - R.E. Naftzger Collection - Werner Family Collection - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11168, $201,250

3 MS65BN PCGS grade  
5 MS64BN PCGS grade

S-84.  Francis H. Lee, circa 1913 - Essex Institute - Stack's 2/1975:136, $2,000 - Stack's - Herman Halpern Collection - Stack's 3/1988:116, $7,150 - Anthony Terranova, 3/1988 - R.E. Naftzger, Jr. - Early American Coppers 4/1989:57, $7,500 - Robinson S. Brown, Jr. Collection - Superior 1/1996:119, $15,400 - Douglas F. Bird - Dennis Mendelson - Thomas D. Reynolds, 1/1997 - Walt Husak Collection - Heritage 2/2008:2085, $115,000