Stack’s Bowers Galleries introduced a technical set of U.S. big pennies dated 1793 to 1814 in its March 30 online session, formed over a few years by long-time Early American Coppers member Bill Woytasek.
Even the auctioneer noted,”From cheap, entry level coins to rare Red Book forms to Condition Census cases and exceptionally rare die countries, there ought to be something for nearly all huge penny fans.”
Of the 3 different design kinds of big pennies Launched in 1793, the Flowing Hair, Chain penny has become easily the most distinctive and cases in most grades are costly. The auction’s Sheldon 1 case rated Poor/Fair Details, Mount supplied by Professional Coin Grading Service was explained as”a well-traveled specimen with heavy usage and tear marks in accordance with the amount of flow.” A lump of metal on the opposite indicates the mount. The date is uncertain, however, the series apparatus remains recognizable. It attained $1,800.