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    Choice XF 1794 Half Cent, Cohen-4a Late Die State

    1794 1/2 C XF45 NGC. B-6b, C-4a, R.3. Cent style reverse. Manley Die State 4.0, "Very Scarce," which features a die crack (as made) through the M in AMERICA and a sunken obverse die (as produced) between 6 and 9 o'clock. A richly defined mahogany-brown example that has a few tiny contact marks but is generally problem-free. Dr. Manley opines that "most 1794 C-4a specimens are available in grades no higher than Fine." The dies are rotated slightly counterclockwise. Population: 5 in 45 for all 1794 varieties, 24 finer (2/04).(#1003) (NGC ID# 2223, PCGS# 1003)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper

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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2004
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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