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    1796 S-102, B-26 Cent, AU Details
    Ex: Downing; Smith; Brown

    1796 1C Draped Bust, Reverse of 1794 -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. S-102, B-26, R.4. This early die state specimen has a faint reverse crack at AM. A sharply detailed piece with deep steel-brown surfaces. Old corrosion is evident, and the left obverse field has been burnished. A small edge dent is noted below the date and another edge dent right of the Y in LIBERTY is covered by the tab on the holder. Still an attractive cent that was good enough for Homer Downing, Doug Smith, and Robinson Brown, Jr. Our EAC grade VF20.
    Ex: New Netherlands #30 (5/1950), lot 391; Homer K. Downing (1952 ANA, New Netherlands, 8/1952), lot 1739; C. Douglas Smith (1970); Robinson S. Brown, Jr. (Superior, 1/1996), lot 143; Chris Victor-McCawley; Walter Husak (2/2001).
    From The Phillip Clover Collection of U.S. Large Cents.

    Weight: 10.89 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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