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    1798 Cent, AU58
    S-166, Late Die State
    Second Hair Style

    1798 1C Second Hair Style, S-166, B-32, R.1, AU58 PCGS. CAC. Breen Die State VI. The terminal die state with the reverse rim cud extended west of the first S in STATES. The dramatic diagonal crack on the lower left reverse allows prompt attribution. This momentarily circulated cent is generally lavender-brown with golden-tan hues on the left borders. Marks are minimal, save for a narrow line on the bust tip. The dies were slightly out of parallel when this coin was struck, causing a soft impression on the lower right obverse and upper right reverse. The strike is sharp at the centers, and on the upper obverse and lower reverse. Our EAC grade AU50. S-166 Population: 4 in 58 (1 in 58+), 5 finer (10/21).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2244, Variety PCGS# 36068, Base PCGS# 1434)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2021
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
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