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    1793 Chain Cent, VF20
    S-2, AMERICA, Well Defined

    1793 1C Chain, AMERICA, S-2, B-2, High R.4, VF20 PCGS. The second U.S. cent variety shares the same obverse die as S-1, but AMERICA is spelled out instead of abbreviated. This is a nicely detailed representative with bold legends and attractive chocolate-brown toning. The portrait shows wear, but the eye is sharp and the trailing curls show inner detail. The chain is sharp, as expected of the grade. A thin vertical mark is on the field near the portrait, and lesser marks are seen the O in ONE and the N in UNITED. Nonetheless, a desirable example of the introductory and short-lived Chain cent type. Housed in a green label holder. Our EAC grade Fine 12.
    Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2002), lot 5290.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 223F, Variety PCGS# 35435, Base PCGS# 1341)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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