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    Well Detailed 1793 B-1 Half Cent

    1793 1/2 C VF 20 Corroded. B-1, C-1, R.3. The scarcest of the four die varieties of the year, according to Breen. This charming specimen of our nation's first half cent coinage is porous and dark throughout, and possesses a thin, shallow horizontal scratch across the lower right obverse. Despite these distractions, much detail is visible, and the overall appearance is not unattractive. Pleasing overall, and certain to garner much attention. (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
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