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    1783 1C Washington & Independence Cent, Draped Bust, Button Fine 12 Damaged Uncertified, Baker-5, even mahogany patina, a slightly bent example with a few small planchet flaws (as made) and a pair of old pinscratches; 1783 Washington Unity States Cent Fine 12 Reverse Graffiti Uncertified, Baker-1, the initials AM are scratched into the reverse near 5 o'clock, the peripheral legends are slightly faded, the tan-brown surfaces are faintly porous, a planchet flaw affects the date; and an Undated Washington Liberty & Security Penny VF20 Obverse Graffiti Uncertified, Baker-30, the fantasy date 1777 is pinscratched below the bust, sharply detailed with pleasing walnut color but the surfaces are somewhat rough.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2002
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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