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    1793 Half Cent, AU53, C-4, B-4
    Light, Even Wear, Faint Red Remnants

    1793 1/2 C AU53 NGC. C-4, B-4, Low R.3. Three major types were produced in 1793 for the large cents, but the half cent saw just a single type, the Liberty Cap design, but with the head facing to the left instead of to the right, as would occur on the 1794-97 issues. Unlike most examples of the C-4 die pairing, this piece is in surprisingly high grade. The brown surfaces display a subtle underlying presence of red. Numerous small and medium abrasions are scattered about, mostly confined to the obverse. The obvious obverse marks include a planchet flaw over the denticles above ER, shallow planchet fissures through RTY and into the field beyond, and a few contacts in the right field. The devices are well defined and show light, even wear. Our EAC grade VF35.(Registry values: P8) (NGC ID# 2222, PCGS# 1000)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    April, 2012
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