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    Very Rare Plain Edge Fine Details
    1792 Washington President Cent, Legend Reverse
    Baker-59, Breen-1234

    1792 1C Washington President Cent, Plain Edge--Damaged--NCS. Fine Details. Baker-59, R.8. Breen-1234, "usually in low grades." Per Rulau and Fuld (1999), "only about 15 pieces known." Heritage archives date to 1993, and no examples of Baker-59 have appeared in a Signature auction within that span. Struck by Obadiah Westwood, from dies engraved by John Gregory Hancock, Sr. This dark brown example is somewhat wavy and shows moderate corrosion. Occasional clusters of small depressions may represent marks or planchet defects. The central reverse is softly defined, endemic for the variety. A presentable example of this formidable rarity. Listed on page 78 of the 2008 Guide Book.
    From The Liberty Collection of American Colonial Coinage, Part Three.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2B77, PCGS# 717)


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    May-Jun, 2008
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