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1793 Chain 1C AMERI. Fine 12 NGC. S-1, B-1, R.4....

2013 January 9-14 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando #1181

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 10, 2013
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Location: Orange County Convention Center
North/South Building
9400 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

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1793 S-1 Chain Cent, Fine 12
Famous AMERI. Reverse
1793 Chain 1C AMERI. Fine 12 NGC. S-1, B-1, R.4. This is the famous Chain AMERI. cent, the first copper coin struck at the Philadelphia Mint before all the others. Although certain indications suggest Henry Voight, the actual engraver of those first dies remains unidentified. This piece has glossy chocolate-brown surfaces with splashes of lighter tan around the chain. The surfaces are moderately marked as expected for the grade, although the date, LIBERTY, and central motifs are all strong, as is the legend and denomination on the reverse. Our EAC grade VG7.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 223G, PCGS# 1340)

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