Howard Rounds Newcomb Collection (valued by Newcomb at $4), sold privately in 1935 - B. Max Mehl, sold privately in 1935 - Col. E. H. R. Green Collection (appraised by F. C. C. Boyd for the Green Estate at 75¢ on 8/9/1937), sold in 4/1943 for 75¢ - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & Burdette G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 09.5.9) - Goldbergs 1/2014:97, $60,375
Doris E. Nelson - Toby and Doris E. (Nelson) Szymanski (the "TAD" collection) - Stack's 3/1975:842, $500 - R. Tettenhorst Collection - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Missouri Cabinet (Mocab 09.5.2) - Goldbergs 1/2014:96, $55,200
Michael Moriarty, sold privately in 6/1986 - Carvin Goodridge Collection - Goldbergs 9/2012:257 - Jim McGuigan Collection
Ron Guth: For decades, this variety has been known as the 1809/6 overdate, implying that the final digit is a 9 struck over a 6. However, such is not the case, as there never was an 1806 dated Classic Head Half Cent. In this case, the 9 of the date was punched into the die upside-down, thus appearing as a 6. The error was caught immediately and corrected by repunching the 9 in the proper orientation over the previous "6". Today, the variety is very popular since it is the only "overdate" in the Classic Head series.
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