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    1793 S-1, B-1 Chain Cent, Net VG10
    Famous Abbreviated Reverse

    1793 Chain 1C AMERI. -- Corroded -- ANACS. Fine Details, Net VG10. S-1, B-1, R.4. This darkly toned example has a somewhat rough obverse, while the reverse is only moderately granular. The obverse has the date and LIBERTY sharp with considerable hair definition and a sharpness grade of Fine 12 or finer. The reverse has bold legends and attractive lighter brown color with VF20 or finer sharpness.
    The importance of this variety can hardly be over-emphasized, as it represents the first business strike production within the U.S. Mint. AMERICA was abbreviated, apparently to maintain equal spacing between the words in the reverse peripheral legend. MRB Good 6.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 223G, PCGS# 1340)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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