Heritage Auctions: Rare and Important Early Cents Offered in Padula Family Collection

Elusive 1793 S-15 cent and famous Reeded Edge cent on display at February Long Beach Expo

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.

Padula Family Foundation Collection of Early Cents. Images courtesy Heritage AuctionsThe Padula Family Foundation Collection offers a choice selection of early American large cents, including an extremely rare 1793 S-15 Cent, VG10 NGC, 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.

“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.

Highlights from the Padula Family Foundation Collection will be on display at the Long Beach Expo, February 16-19, in Long Beach, California, and at the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention, April 26-May 2 in Chicago.

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

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