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    1794 Liberty Cap Cent, AU50
    Head of 1794, S-65

    1794 1C Head of 1794, S-65, B-51, R.1, AU50 PCGS. Breen Die State VI. Sheldon-65 was dubbed the "Shielded Hair" variety by Edward Maris in his 1869 reference, and the nickname has stuck for the past 150 years. On the present lightly circulated example, the neck curls are bold and exhibit luster. The obverse is mahogany-brown, while the reverse displays mottled tan, peach, rose, olive, and russet shades. Mentionable contact is limited to a slight obverse rim knock at 2 o'clock. Our EAC grade VF30.
    From The Maltese Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 223P, Variety PCGS# 35654, Base PCGS# 901374)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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