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1797 1/2C Half Cent, Plain Edge--3% Off Center--XF 40 PCGS. B-1a, C-1, R.4. Die State VII. Extra flan shows at the top of the obverse and bottom of the reverse. Approximately one-third of the bottoms of the digits in the date have been foreshortened by the off centered strike. Lovely brown color envelops both sides of this scarce and unusual early half cent. There are a few small abrasions, the most notable being a scratch extending from the bridge of Liberty's nose into the field. (NGC ID# 2WCM, PCGS# 1036)

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May, 2000
5th-8th
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