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    1794 S-30, B-12 Head of 1794 Cent, AU53
    From the Daniel W. Holmes, Jr. Collection

    1794 1C Head of 1794, S-30, B-12, R.1, AU53 PCGS. Breen Die State III with extensive obverse and reverse clash marks. This lovely cent has a light golden-olive obverse with a medium-olive reverse. The sharpness is XF40 or slightly finer. A minuscule obverse rim bruise is noted at 2 o'clock and another is evident below the 7 in the date. Tied for 20th finest of the Sheldon-30 cents, with three finest examples in institutional collections, and three others not seen for 50 or more years. Our EAC grade VF35.
    Ex: Gordon J. Wrubel (FUN Show, 1/1985); Tom Morley (Superior Galleries, 5/1992), lot 436; Tom Morley (6/9/1992); Daniel W. Holmes, Jr. (Goldberg Coins, 9/2009), lot 49; Goldberg Coins (privately).
    From The Bellevue Collection. (NGC ID# 223P, Variety PCGS# 35555, Base PCGS# 901374)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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