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Chocolate-Brown AMERI. Chain Cent

1793 Chain 1C AMERI. Fine 15 PCGS. S-1, R.4. A splendidly detailed piece with smooth chocolate-brown surfaces and imposing eye appeal. The obverse rim has a few unimportant rim bruises, and a diagonal planchet streak (as made) is noted on Liberty's neck. An attractive example of this coveted rarity, the first Large Cent variety issued and the only die marriage with the AMERI. reverse. Apparently, the engraver laid out AMERICA last, and realized that the legend would appear unbalanced unless the nation's name was abbreviated.
From the Fred Miller Collection.(#1340) (NGC ID# 223G, PCGS# 1340)


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March, 2004
24th-27th Wednesday-Saturday
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