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    1800 S-191, B-2 Overdate Cent, AU Details
    Low Condition Census

    1800 1C Overdate, First Hair Style -- Burnished -- NGC Details. AU. S-191, B-2, R.3. Our EAC Grade XF40. Breen Die State IV. An intermediate state of the reverse cracks and bulges. Steel and dark olive surfaces are accompanied by traces of lighter gray-brown on the highpoints. Both sides have minor roughness with some verdigris on the reverse. The usual light handling marks and faint scratches are evident. This example is clearly a candidate for the traditional Condition Census, but it is not tied for the finest as recorded by Bland. It is probably a legitimate contender for fourth or fifth finest
    Ex: Rodney T. Grove; Robert Nofal and Lewis Kling; Cape Kennedy (7/1976), lot 23, $1,200; Dr. Willard J. Carmel (1981); G. Lee Kuntz (Superior, 10/1991), lot 215, $5,500; J.R. Frankenfield (Superior, 2/2001), lot 447, $6,037.50; Chris Victor-McCawley (7/2005); Walter J. Husak (Heritage, 2/2008), lot 2194.
    From The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    10th Friday
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