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    Smooth 1793 B-2 Half Cent

    1793 1/2 C Good 4 Obverse Scratch. B-2, C-2, R.3. According to Breen, this is the second scarcest variety of the year. The surfaces of this piece are choice and smooth throughout, with the exception of an unfortunate scratch that diagonally crosses the lower right obverse. An attractive piece despite the scratch, and a relatively affordable specimen. Struck slightly off center. (NGC ID# 2222, PCGS# 1000)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2000
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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