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1793 Chain 1C AMERICA -- Rim Damage -- NGC Details. VF. S-3, B-4, Low R.3....

2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1154

 
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Auction Ended On: Apr 28, 2011
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Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
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1793 S-3, B-4 Chain Cent, VF Details
First Philadelphia Mint Coinage
1793 Chain 1C AMERICA -- Rim Damage -- NGC Details. VF. S-3, B-4, Low R.3. The 1793 Chain cent issue was our first national coinage actually produced at the Philadelphia Mint. Each observer finds that certain blemishes are objectionable, and others less so. This Chain cent is ideal for the collector who can forgive occasional rim bruises. The NGC-reported rim damage appears in the form of a small bruises around much of the obverse and part of the reverse. However, the surfaces are otherwise smooth and attractive with lovely olive-brown color and splashes of steel-blue patina at the center of the reverse. MRB Good 5.

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