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    Important AU 1793 Wreath Cent
    Lettered Edge, S-11c

    1793 1C Wreath Cent, Lettered Edge AU50 NGC. S-11c, B-16c, Low R.3. Breen Die State II with clash marks beneath the chin but absent from the right obverse field. The typical Wreath cent is well worn and shows corrosion, but here is a lightly circulated example with minimally abraded and verdigris-free surfaces. Luster shimmers from the wreath, lettering, and hair. Mahogany-brown dominates, although careful examination reveals powder-blue and aqua tints. Minor obverse planchet flaws are as made and of little consequence. Coined only in 1793, the first year of U.S. Mint operation. MRB VF30.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 223J, PCGS# 1350)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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