1796 NC-4, B-23 Cent, VF30
1796 1C Draped Bust, Reverse of 1795 VF30 NGC. NC-4, B-23, High
R.5. Our EAC Grade Fine 15. Breen Die State I with no reverse
die crack. The sharpness is about VF25 with light roughness on both
sides, showing splashes of maroon corrosion on the reverse. Trivial
circulation marks on the obverse are only visible with a loupe.
Attractive olive-brown with dark brown devices. Unlisted in Bland
or Noyes, and finer than any example in either census.
The Finest Known
Ex: From an old date set (Superior, 2/2003), lot 181; W.M. Wadlington (via Bob Grellman and Chris McCawley, 6/30/2005); Dan Holmes (Goldberg Coins, 9/2009), lot 169.
From The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 223W, PCGS# 1407)
Weight: 10.89 grams
Metal: 100% Copper
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