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    1797 1/2 C Plain Edge, 1 Above 1, C-1, B-1, R.2, VF30 PCGS. Manley Die State 2.0. Close inspection reveals a delicate vertical crack from the B in LIBERTY to the top of the portrait. This deep brown representative is only lightly abraded and shows minimal surface granularity. The upper reverse dentils are absent, but the rest of the design displays even wear. Most examples of the variety are in Very Good or lower grades. The midgrade half cent will please the devoted specialist. Our EAC grade VF20. (NGC ID# 2228, Variety PCGS# 35101, Base PCGS# 1042)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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