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Classic US Coins – Rare Early Cents Offered in Padula Family Collection

Elusive 1793 S-15 cent and famous Reeded Edge cent offered during Heritage Auctions’ September Long Beach Expo

Fifth-finest known early American copper 1793 S-15 Large Cent, VG10 NGC. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions

Early American copper collectors are urged to consign to Heritage Auctions’ September 6-11 Long Beach Expo Auction, which will feature an important, lifetime large cent collection offering one of the few complete Sheldon-numbered variety sets ever formed.

The Padula Family Foundation Collection offers a choice selection of early American large cents, including an extremely rare 1793 S-15 Cent, VG10 NGC, the fifth-finest known, and an important 1794 S-37 Cent, Ex: Exman Collection, VF Details NGC. The collection will be offered in its entirety and without reserve.

Early American copper Reeded Edge 1795 S-79 Large Cent, Good 4 EAC. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions

“The Padula Family Collection is one that comes along once in a lifetime,” Heritage Auctions Consignment Director Sam Foose said. “For early American copper collectors, now is the time to consign collections or consider trading up.”

The collection also includes a famous Reeded Edge cent, 1795 S-79, Good 4 EAC, as well as an impressive Jefferson Head cent, 1795 S-80, VG7 EAC.

Early American copper Jefferson Head 1795 S-80 Large Cent, VG7 EAC. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions

The Padula Family Foundation Collection will be offered September 6-11 in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Expo Auction in Long Beach, California. The consignment deadline for the auction is July 24, 2017.

Heritage Auctions
Heritage Auctionshttps://www.ha.com/
Heritage Auction Galleries is one of the world's largest collectibles auctioneers. Besides offering rare and valuable U.S. and world coins and currency, Heritage offers ancient coins, exonumia, antiques, comic books, sports memorabilia, and many other collectibles. The firm is based in Dallas, Texas.

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