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    VF Sharpness 1793 Chain Cent
    AMERI Reverse, S-1

    1793 Chain 1C AMERI. -- Environmental Damage -- NGC Details. VF. S-1, B-1, R.4. The introductory Sheldon variety is also the only die pair with AMERICA abbreviated as AMERI. Despite the scarcity of S-1 and its numismatic significance, examples are affordable relative to some early issues of comparable rarity, such as the 1792 half disme and the 1794 silver dollar. This is an impressively detailed piece with sharp legends and substantial hair definition. The walnut-brown surfaces are moderately granular and a minor obverse rim ding is seen at 11 o'clock. Our EAC grade VG10.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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