1797 1/2C C-3a PE Low Head, BN AU53BN Certification #30451198, PCGS #35110

Owner's Comments

B-3c, C-3a, G-2; (R3); M1.0

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
127840
Weight
5.44 grams
Metal Content
Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
1
Pop Lower
7
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS63BN PCGS grade 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 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