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    1796 C-2, B-2 Half Cent, VG Details
    Important Key-Date Half Cent

    1796 1/2 C With Pole, C-2, B-2, High R.4 -- Corrosion -- NGC Details. VG. Although the actual mintage of 1796-dated half cents is uncertain, the total was undoubtedly small. Only a little more than 100 examples survive today in all grades. William Eckberg suggests 110 examples of this variety exist, along with about 30 examples of the C-1, B-1 No Pole variety. This steel-brown example has light corrosion evenly distributed across both sides with faint scratches evident under magnification. Our EAC grade Good 5.
    From The Poulos Family Collection, Part II.


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