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    1783 Short Worm Chalmers Shilling, XF45
    W-1785, Well Struck and Well Centered

    1783 SHLNG Chalmers Shilling, Short Worm, Breen-1011, W-1785, High R.4, XF45 NGC. Ex: Wild. 53.3 grains. The Short Worm and Long Worm Chalmers shillings are the most obtainable denomination overall, much more so than the elusive threepence and sixpence. The Short Worm (head of the worm facing downward) is marginally more difficult than the Long Worm (head of the worm facing up). This piece shows beautiful surfaces for the grade, with pinkish-gray centers complementing greenish-gold patina nearer the margins on each side. The planchet is well centered on each side and boldly struck throughout, despite the grade-consistent light wear. NGC reports two submissions in this grade, with three finer -- one each in AU50, AU53, and MS63 (11/14).
    Ex: Bill Wild (12/10/1968); Donald Groves Partrick.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AUU, PCGS# 596)

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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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