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Moderately Circulated Chain Cent

1793 Chain AMERICA Fine 12 PCGS. Periods After Date and LIBERTY. S-4, High R.3. Although heavily worn, this coin is a lovely representation of this early large cent. While the obverse is well centered, the reverse drifts slightly to the viewer's left. The surfaces display even brown toning that is markedly darker on the reverse. Rather than detracting from this coin's appearance, the darker patina actually allows the reverse devices to stand out in starker contrast to the fields than those on the obverse. Although predominantly smooth, the faces display the slight grainy texture that often accompanies early copper coins. There are, however, no major distractions associated with this piece. A lovely, problem-free specimen with very pleasing eye appeal. (NGC ID# 223F, PCGS# 1341)

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August, 1999
13th-16th
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