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    1796 NC-5, B-18 Cent, AG3
    Only Eight Known

    1796 1C Draped Bust, Reverse of 1794 AG3 NGC. NC-5, B-18, R.7. Just eight examples of the NC-5 are known, and the finest is in the ANS collection. Only one of the other seven grades better than Good. The present piece is tied for sixth finest in the Bland census. Both sides show substantial wear but with no problems aside from faint hairlines. An important example of an elusive and rarely offered variety. Our EAC grade AG3.
    Ex: Chuck Furjanic (10/1971); Denis W. Loring (5/1974); Dr. Robert J. Shalowitz; John W. Adams (8/1980); Dr. C.R. Chambers; Dennis Mendelson (7/1991); Robinson S. Brown, Jr. (Superior, 1/1996), lot 154; John Whitney (Stack's, 5/1999), lot 1747; Purchased (7/2005).
    From The Phillip Clover Collection of U.S. Large Cents. (NGC ID# 223W, Variety PCGS# 35804, Base PCGS# 1404)

    Weight: 10.89 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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