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1794 S-18a Cent, Second Finest In Collector's Hands

1794 1C Head of 1793 VF25 NGC. Fine 12 EAC. S-18a, Die State II, R.6. This rare Head of '93 variety was called the "Double Chin" by Sheldon, as it is almost an exact replica of Obverse 12 (from 1793) but it has a pronounced double chin. The surfaces are non-porous but do show some planchet roughness, and there are numerous small, but individually insignificant abrasions on each side. The obverse has slightly mottled light and darker brown patina. This is the third finest of a very rare sub-variety and a great prize for the 1794 specialist.
Ex: Henry C. Colvin Sale, Philadelphia MANA (French's #80, 10/19/62), lot 21; R.E. Naftzger, Jr. (New Netherlands, 11/73), lot 339; Del Bland (3/6/76); Dr. Robert A. Schuman; Myles Z. Gerson; Del Bland (3/25/84); Darwin Palmer; George E. Ewing, Jr. (11/21/93).(#1362) (Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 223N, PCGS# 1362)

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Auction Dates
January, 2005
12th-15th
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Rasmussen Special Edition Catalog
This hard bound volume contains the magnificent Wes Rasmussen Large Cent Collection, formed by a former President of the Early American Coppers society which was auctioned at the 2005 Florida United Numismatic Auction. Reserve your copy of this remarkable volume for just $75 today.
Rasmussen Signed Limited Edition Catalog
A hard bound limited library edition of the Wes Rasmussen Collection Catalog, signed by Wes Rasmussen, Mark Borckardt, Greg Rohan, and Denis Loring, is available while supplies last. Only 100 produced. Reserve your copy of this remarkable limited edition signed volume for just $150 today.

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