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    Desirable 1799 S-189 Cent, Fine 12

    1799 1C Fine 12 NGC. S-189, B-3, High R.2. The die chip in the field between the E of ONE and the T of CENT is strong and somewhat triangular, and a rim break is developing above the AM of AMERICA. Medium brown toning covers both sides of this representative of what is the rarest date in the large cent series. The design elements are generally well centered on the planchet and exhibit nice definition. Most of Liberty's features are clear, and the date and LIBERTY are relatively strong. Except for weakness in the TATES of STATES, all of the reverse devices exhibit a high degree of crispness for the grade. A few minute contact marks are scattered over each side, particularly on the obverse, but none can be considered offensive. EAC 10.
    Ex: Charles French (1961 MANA); George Ramont; Del Bland (5/19/1972); Jules Reiver (Heritage, 1/1996), lot 19443.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2246, PCGS# 1443)

    Weight: 10.89 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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