- Keyword Search
1794 Cent, Doubled Edge Lettering
1794 1C Head of 1795 -- Doubled Edge Lettering, Corrosion -- NGC
Details. AG3. S-67, B-59, R.3. The earliest copper planchets
produced at the Philadelphia Mint had edge devices that were
imparted through use of a machine known as the Castaing Machine.
Blank planchets were passed through two steel bars, one stationary,
and the edge lettering or other design was sunk into the physical
edge of the planchet. Mistakes occasionally happened, such as this
piece with doubled edge letters. The doubled edge letters are
boldly visible around the entire circumference of this piece and
read ONEONE HUNHRNDRED FOR A A DODOARAR, according to the Superior
catalog that includes a photo showing part of the doubled edge
lettering. The obverse sharpness is Good with the date and LIBERTY
complete, while the reverse sharpness is Fair. Our EAC grade Fair
AG Details. S-67
Ex: C. Douglas Smith (5/12/1953); Dr. Charles Ruby (Superior, 2/1974), lot 661; Neggen Sale (Superior, 2/1976), lot 351.
From The Eric P. Newman Collection.
View all of [Selections From The Eric P. Newman Collection ]
Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.
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.
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.
Luxury Real Estate
Opens about 12/31/2015
Opens about 02/12/2016
Opens about 02/22/2016
Opens about 03/04/2016
Opens about 03/07/2016
Fine & Rare Wine
Opens about 03/14/2016
Opens about 03/17/2016
Opens about 03/18/2016
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your