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1797 S-140, B-22 Cent, Fine 12
Double Struck and Partial Brockage

1797 1C Reverse of 1797, Stems -- Double Struck Reverse and Partial Brockage Obverse -- Fine 12 PCGS. S-140, B-22, R.1. Our EAC Grade VG8. The first strike was uncentered toward 12 o'clock on a slightly oversized and oval-shaped planchet. The second strike was uniface reverse and off center toward 7 o'clock, relative to the reverse. The second strike is partial, only a 20% impression from the reverse die, since a planchet (not included) rested at an angle over the present piece at the time of the second strike. Choice surfaces for the grade with pleasing steel brown color.
Ex: Pittsburgh Signature Sale (Heritage, 8/2004), lot 8282; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2009), lot 196.
From The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection.(Registry values: N491) (NGC ID# 2242, PCGS# 1422)

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