Description

    Very Fine 1793 Half Cent
    Cohen-1, First Variety Struck

    1793 1/2 C VF20 NGC. C-1, B-1, High R.3. Manley Die State 2.0. Cohen-1 was the first half cent variety struck, and is also the scarcest of the four die varieties from that initial year. HALF CENT is softly defined, as usual for C-1, but the remainder of the legends are crisp. The medium brown surfaces are only minutely granular and lack any remotely relevant abrasions. Our EAC grade VG10.(Registry values: P8) (NGC ID# 2222, PCGS# 1000)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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