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Early Die State 1831 N-12 Cent

1831 1C Large Letters MS64 Brown NGC. AU55 EAC. N-12, Early Die State, R.1. Although this is one of the most common varieties of the year, it is also one of the most popular due to numerous exciting die stages. All known examples have a circular crack through the date and all the stars. In later die states, a rim break develops at star 13, eventually enveloping stars 12 and 13. During these various stages of the obverse die life, the reverse remains perfect. This is an early die state example with the circular crack, but no evidence of the rim break. Lovely olive-brown surfaces are accented by reddish-brown toning. These surfaces have good luster and few minor marks. A splendid example.
Ex: Roy Harte Collection (Bowers and Ruddy, 1/83), lot 607.(#1678) (Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 225M, PCGS# 1678)

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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.
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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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