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    1794 S-53, B-45 Head of 1794 Cent
    VG Details, Among the 20 Finest

    1794 1C Head of 1794, S-53, B-45, High R.5 -- Environmental Damage -- PCGS Genuine. VG Details. A rare variety, S-53 shares its reverse die with several other Sheldon marriages but the obverse die is unique to S-53. The 4 in the date lightly touches the bust and the 794 are widely spaced relative to the 17. The present example is well defined except for OF AMERICA, which is faint but readable. The dark brown surfaces are granular, showing thin scratches on the cap and through the eye. Only 18 examples of the variety are rated finer than the present piece. Our EAC grade Good 4.
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 9/2012), lot 3388.
    From The Bellevue Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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