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    Pleasing 1795 Lettered Edge Half Cent
    C-2a, VF25

    1795 1/2 C Lettered Edge, Punctuated Date VF25 PCGS. C-2a, B-2a, R.3. The Lettered Edge half cents were struck on the heavier planchets first introduced in 1793, while late in 1795 the lighter Plain Edge coins were introduced due to an increase in copper prices. This pleasing dark-olive piece has minor handling marks on otherwise smooth surfaces. MRB Fine 15.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 2224, PCGS# 1015)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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