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1793 'Periods' Chain Cent, VF25, S-4
The Final Chain Cent Variety Struck

1793 Chain 1C Periods VF25 PCGS. S-4, B-5, High R.3. This is the variety with periods after the date and LIBERTY, considered the final Chain cent variety struck in 1793. Both sides have a "woodgrain" pattern of steel, olive, and light tan color with a few tiny rim bruises and other blemishes that are consistent with the grade. This piece is desirable for its bold details and nice centering with a raised border visible around much of the circumference on each side. Unlike the later 1793 cent designs, the Chain cents did not incorporate the beaded border as part of the design. Rather, they had a plain, raised edge, much like the Lincoln cents of today. MRB Fine 12.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 223F, PCGS# 91341)

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August, 2010
11th-15th Wednesday-Sunday
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