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    1793 Wreath Cent, S-5, AU53
    Vine and Bars Variety

    1793 1C Wreath Cent, Vine and Bars AU53 PCGS. S-5, B-6, R.4. Breen Die State I. An early impression, with faint reverse bulges, but no other die defects. The S-5 obverse is the only Wreath cent with large letters in LIBERTY, and perhaps deserves a separate Guide Book listing. The remaining obverse dies all have small letters, and the difference is recognized at a glance.
    This wonderful piece has medium brown surfaces with hints of olive patina. A few tiny abrasions and planchet flakes are evident, the most recognizable positioned just off the point of the bust. Overall eye appeal is excellent. MRB XF40. Population: 9 in 53, 48 finer (6/10).
    From The Dr. and Mrs. Claude Davis Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 223H, PCGS# 1347)


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