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1793 Chain 1C AMERI. VG10 PCGS....

2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128

 
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Los Angeles, CA 90067

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Desirable VG10 AMERI. Reverse
1793 Chain Cent, Sheldon-1
1793 Chain 1C AMERI. VG10 PCGS. S-1, B-1, R.4. The historic AMERI. cent, believed to be the first die marriage of any denomination struck by the fledgling Philadelphia Mint. Presumably, AMERICA was abbreviated for aesthetic purposes, so that the length of the word would be similar to that of UNITED and STATES. A medium brown representative with all legends bold and ample detail within Liberty's hair. Careful inspection locates several moderate marks, such as near the bridge of the nose, the E in UNITED, and the 9 in the date. A small flan flaw on the reverse near 5:30 is as made. MRB VG10. Population: 10 in 10, 50 finer (6/09).(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 223G, PCGS# 1340)

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