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    1793 S-1, B-1 Chain Cent, VG8
    AMERI. Reverse

    1793 1C Chain, AMERI., S-1, B-1, R.4, VG8 PCGS. The Chain AMERI. cent is considered the first variety of the design and therefore, it is the first coin that the Philadelphia Mint struck for circulation. It is the first official issue of the new Mint, struck within the walls of the physical Mint building, following passage of the Mint Act of 1792.

    This pleasing cent exhibits pleasing chocolate and light brown surfaces with a few trivial rim bumps and minor surface roughness. However, PCGS has assigned a numerical grade to this example suggesting that it is a wholesome and problem-free example. We agree with that assessment. Our EAC grade VG8.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 223G, Variety PCGS# 35432, Base PCGS# 1340)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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