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Pleasing 1793 S-14 Liberty Cap Cent, Fine 12
The Bisecting Crack Obverse

1793 1C Liberty Cap Fine 12 PCGS. S-14, B-17, Low R.5. The Bisecting Crack variety. All known examples of this variety have the prominent obverse crack that bisects the die from 12 o'clock to 5:30. This crack apparently developed during the engraving process before a single coin was struck. Although shy of problem-free quality, this example is far finer than the typical 1793 Liberty Cap cent, regardless of the variety. Both sides have light olive to the left and deeper chocolate-brown to the right. Slight corrosion is evident, and a rim bump can be seen below the date. EAC 10.
From The Joseph C. Thomas Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 223L, PCGS# 1359)

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Apr-May, 2009
28th-3rd
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