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    Well Defined 1796 Liberty Cap Cent
    AU53, S-87

    1796 1C Liberty Cap AU53 PCGS. S-87, B-8, R.3. The obverse die has the digit 6 low and distant from the bust, and it was used for four different varieties, S-84, 85, 85, and 87. The reverse of S-87 has a double leaf to the left of ONE, and this is diagnostic when combined with the Low 6 obverse. The reverse die was used for S-87, 88, 89, and 1798 S-155.
    The obverse is dark olive with reddish highlights and the reverse is lighter tan, also with reddish highlights. The design features are well defined. Usually seen light die rust is visible on portions of the reverse. Probably among the top 20 pieces known. EAC 30.(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 223V, PCGS# 1392)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2009
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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