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    Sharply Defined 1793 Chain AMERI. Cent
    S-1, B-1, Fine 15

    1793 Chain 1C AMERI. Fine 15 PCGS. S-1, B-1, R.4. Easily distinguished by the lack of periods and the wide date on the obverse and the AMERI. reverse. This is a sharply defined Choice Fine example, including the obverse design elements that are nearly always weak. Even the date digits are strong, as are all of the reverse features. Medium brown patination covers both sides, which are devoid of significant contact marks. Uniformly distributed microporosity, a usual characteristic of early large cents, shows only under a loupe and is completely undisturbing. This moderately circulated, problem free piece is an excellent choice for a midgrade large cent or type collection. MRB Fine 12.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 223G, PCGS# 1340)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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