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    1796 Draped Bust Cent, VF Details
    Reverse of 1797
    Rare NC-3 Variety

    1796 1C Draped Bust, Reverse of 1797, S-NC-3, B-33, R.6 -- Scratch -- PCGS Genuine. VF Details. Breen Die State I with light clash marks on the reverse. The N in CENT was initially entered inverted and has a vestige right foot. A very rare die pairing, though more collectible than in Sheldon's day. This powder-blue and almond-gold cent is somewhat luminous from cleaning but is only minimally granular. The portrait and left obverse field exhibit many straight thin marks. Tied for third place in the Noyes census, who lists it as VG8(F12). Our EAC grade VG10.
    Ex: Charles Blood; EAC Sale (4/1997), lot 131.
    From The COL Steve Ellsworth Die State Collection. (Variety PCGS# 35876, Base PCGS# 1407)


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