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Lot
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1793 Chain 1C AMERICA -- Obverse Tooled -- NGC Details. VF. S-3, B-4, Low R.3....

2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach #1182

 
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Auction Ended On: Feb 7, 2013
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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VF Sharpness 1793 Chain Cent
Leaning R, S-3, AMERICA
1793 Chain 1C AMERICA -- Obverse Tooled -- NGC Details. VF. S-3, B-4, Low R.3. Noyes Die State B/C, obverse clashed. This medium brown Chain cent has excellent eye appeal for the introductory and briefly issued type. All legends are bold and substantial hair definition is present. No field marks are remotely consequential, and unlike most survivors, there is no hint of corrosion. We note one slight rim ding near 6 o'clock on each side along with a couple of minor rim bruises near 10 o'clock on the obverse. The right obverse field shows subtle smoothing, as does the portrait near the ear. Overall, an important example of the desirable Chain type. Our EAC grade VG8.

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