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Scarce AU Draped Bust, Button, Baker-5
1783 Washington & Independence Cent

1783 1C Washington & Independence Cent, Draped Bust, Button AU50 PCGS. Baker-5, R.5. A lightly circulated medium brown piece with no relevant contact and a wood-grain appearance (as made) on the reverse field. Small mint-made laminations are noted on Liberty's shoulder and beneath her base. The only Draped Bust Washington cent with a button on the drapery. The 1 in the date has prominent feet, and the obverse rim above the CE in INDEPENDENCE is unfinished. The obverse legends are lightly strike doubled. Listed on page 76 of the 2008 Guide Book. Population: 2 in 50, 0 finer (4/08).
Ex: Oak Collection of American Colonial Coinage (Heritage, 9/2005), lot 443, which realized $2,185.

From The Liberty Collection of American Colonial Coinage, Part Three. (NGC ID# 2B6P, PCGS# 679)


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