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1791 1C Washington Small Eagle Cent AU55 PCGS. Ex: Garrett. Baker-16, R.3. Deep mahogany-brown in color, this well made example has little evidence of rub and there are no relevant contact marks. A pleasing example of this popular issue, probably manufactured with the intention of securing a Federal coinage contract. Listed on page 59 of the 2003 Guide Book. Previously as lot 1795 in the Bowers and Ruddy Galleries catalog of The Garrett Collection, Part 4, sold on March 25, 1981, and cataloged in that sale as "1791 Washington small eagle cent. Baker-16. 194.7 grains. Copper...Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated. It is a very deep brown, almost black color with prooflike surfaces. The details are exceptionally sharp."
From The Willamette Collection. (#705) (NGC ID# 2B73, PCGS# 705)


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July, 2004
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