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    1793 Chain Cent, VG10
    Periods Obverse, S-4, B-5

    1793 Chain 1C Periods VG10 PCGS. CAC. S-4, B-5, High R.3. It is unclear why the engraver decided to add periods after the date and LIBERTY. The identity of the engraver remains unknown but some point to the similarity of this obverse to the 1792 pattern quarter dollars, and suggest the same person engraved both dies. That person was Joseph Wright.
    This specimen has pleasing medium olive surfaces with splashes of maroon patina on both sides. The date and LIBERTY are complete with a bold chain and denomination. The statutory legend on the reverse is slightly merged with the border. Our EAC grade Good 5.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 223F, PCGS# 91341)


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