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1793 S-16, B-19 Liberty Cap Cent, VG8
Tenth Finest Known

1793 1C Liberty Cap, S-16, B-19, R.6 VG8 NGC. Our EAC Grade Good 4. Ex: Mervis Collection. Both sides show intermingled tan, steel-brown, and brick-red, with a few scattered marks that are consistent with the grade. The sharpness is equal to VG7 with the surfaces showing old patina and a slight bend, reducing the net grade by a few points. There are only about 20 examples of S-16 known in all grades, and this piece ranks in the 10th position per the Noyes census.
Ex: Stack's (6/1991), lot 1568; David Palmer; San Diego Cookie Jar Collection; Chris Victor-McCawley; Shawn Yancey.
From The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection. (NGC ID# 223L, Variety PCGS# 35498, Base PCGS# 1359)


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January, 2014
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