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    Pleasing 1793 S-4 Chain Periods Cent, VF20

    1793 Chain 1C Periods VF20 PCGS. S-4, B-5, R.3. The Chain Periods variety is a popular subtype of the Chain cent design, and it was the last variety coined before the change to the Wreath design. Housed in a green-label PCGS holder, this Chain cent has pleasing olive-brown surfaces with splashes of lighter tan. There are a few grade-consistent handling marks, but none of any severity. This piece is far finer than most Chain cents that we encounter, regardless of grade. It is almost certainly within the top two dozen surviving Chain Period cents. MRB Fine 12.
    From The Chandler Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 223F, PCGS# 91341)


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