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    1797 Cent, Choice XF
    S-120b, Scarce Gripped Edge
    Late Die State, Reverse of 1795

    1797 1C Reverse of 1795, Gripped Edge, S-120b, B-2b, R.2, XF45 NGC. Breen Die State VI, with the N in UNITED weak due to a locally sinking reverse die. One of only two die marriages (the other is S-121b) with a gripped or reeded edge. 1797 cents are also known with a plain or lettered edge. A well-defined example that shows light wear on Liberty's shoulder Toned medium brown with lighter mahogany shades in protected regions. One small flaw on the obverse field near 3 o'clock. Our EAC grade VF30.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 223Y, Variety PCGS# 35900, Base PCGS# 1416)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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