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    1793 C-2, B-2 Half Cent, VF25
    Second of Four Varieties

    1793 1/2 C VF25 PCGS. C-2, B-2, R.3. The Y in LIBERTY is distant from the cap, and the fraction is well centered, both diagnostic to the C-2 die marriage. The first year of the denomination, and also notable as the only year of the Bust Left type. The second of four die marriages for the year, the C-2 survives to the extent of about 400 pieces in all grades. Muted light brown and magenta surfaces approach XF definition, but are hampered by lengthy planchet cracks and peripheral laminations on the obverse. MRB Fine 12.
    Ex: FUN Signature Sale (Heritage, 1/2006), lot 510.(Registry values: P8) (NGC ID# 2222, PCGS# 1000)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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