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    1797 1C Reverse of 1797, Stems. S-139, B-21, R.1. VF25 NGC. Fine 12 EAC. This coin shows neither a broken B in LIBERTY, nor a die crack through IBER, nor a bulge, crack, or buckling at the lower hair curls. As such, it does not seem to match the Breen die state criteria. Perhaps this coin represents an already-repaired letter B, but before the bulge and diagnostics for Die State II had begun to appear. Yet this is definitely the S-139 marriage: the I is slightly lower than the L or B, the R almost touches the hair, and the 7 is free of the drapery, while the reverse shows the requisite die scratches. Pleasing for the grade, with smooth, medium-brown surfaces and a few trivial abrasions confined to the reverse.
    Ex: George Ramont (10/11/1970). Envelope Included.(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 2242, PCGS# 1422)

    Weight: 10.89 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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