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    Choice S-135 1797 Cent
    Reverse of 1797, Stems

    1797 1C Reverse of 1797, Stems, S-135, B-5, R.3, MS64 Brown PCGS. High grade examples of S-135, along with those of S-119 and S-123, were once likely part of the famous Nichols Find. Numismatic lore states that former Continental Congress member Benjamin Goodhue acquired a bag of cents directly from the Mint in 1797, and those high grade cents remained in the family until distributed by David Nichols of Massachusetts during the 1860s. Certainly, the Nichols pieces have made it affordable to acquire Choice Mint State Draped Bust cents, although the number of large cent and type collectors exceeds the supply. The present near-Gem has smooth, undisturbed tan-brown surfaces. A good strike removes the majority of planchet chatter. A desirable example that would be the centerpiece of an advanced type collection. EAC 60.
    From The Aspen Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 2242, PCGS# 1422)


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