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    1793 C-2, B-2 Half Cent, VG8
    The Usual Die State

    1793 1/2 C C-2, B-2, R.3, VG8 PCGS. This variety is usually found in lower grades as on the present piece. This example is well worn, but retains a full date, LIBERTY, and statutory legend. This two-tone piece has a fully outlined head of Liberty and a complete wreath. The devices are light brown and the fields are greenish-steel. An exceptional and likely affordable example of the first year of half cent coinage. Our EAC grade Good 6.(Registry values: P8) (NGC ID# 2222, PCGS# 1000)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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