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The 12th Finest 1793 Sheldon-12 Liberty Cap Cent

1793 1C Liberty Cap. S-12, B-21, Low R.6. Good 6 NGC and EAC. Die State II. Just shy of the latest die state known with a pronounced bulge at the center of the reverse, but not encroaching upon the peripheral lettering. This example is tied for 12th finest known of the variety. As a group, the 1793 Liberty Cap cents are rare. This die marriage, S-12, is known to the extent of about 25 pieces, perhaps 30 at the very most. Dark steel surfaces, slightly lighter on the devices, with a few tiny surface marks and faint rim bruises.
Ex: James Macallister; Charles Dupont (Stack's, 9/1954), lot 20; Dr. Charles Ruby via Denis W. Loring (Superior, 2/1975), lot 13. Envelope Included.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 223L, PCGS# 1359)


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Auction Dates
January, 2006
23rd-28th Monday-Saturday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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