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    1795 C-6a Half Cent, VF30
    Rotated Double Struck
    Plain Edge, No Pole

    1795 1/2 C Plain Edge, No Pole, Thin Planchet, C-6a, B-6a, R.2 -- Double Struck -- VF30 NGC. Ex: Missouri Curio Cabinet. Rotated double struck. Both strikes were normal, but the dies rotated about 20 degrees counter-clockwise between blows from the press. The doubling is most prominent on UNITED STATES OF, though two dates and denominators are present, and the upper portion of the wreath is a jumble. A nicely defined medium brown half cent. Free from verdigris, though we note a couple of hair-thin lines on the portrait, and a small obverse rim depression at 4 o'clock. Our EAC grade Fine 12.
    Ex: EAC Convention Sale, 4/2016, lot 25.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2225, Variety PCGS# 35089, Base PCGS# 1018)

    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
    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
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