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    Excellent Quality 1822 N-13 Cent

    1822 1C VF20 NGC. Fine 12 EAC. N-13, Early Die State, High R.5. A similar die state to the other N-13 in this sale, but this coin is worn just enough so that the obverse die crack is nearly invisible. This example is tied for eighth finest known of about 40 examples. At the time this coin was offered in the Floyd Starr catalog, it was described as third finest of just over a dozen known coins. An excellent lower-valued alternative to the finest known example of this variety, also offered in this sale. Dark olive and steel surfaces are quite choice, save for a thin vertical scratch from star 13 up to the protruding hair lock behind Liberty's neck. Several insignificant imperfections are present at the center of the reverse.
    Ex: Walter Breen (4/52); New Netherlands Coin Co. (50th Sale, 12/57), lot 1435; Floyd Starr (Stack's, 6/84), lot 160; Jack H. Robinson (Superior, 1/89), lot 787; Dennis Mendelson (Superior, 2/91), lot 311; Robinson S. Brown, Jr. (Superior, 1/96), lot 486.(#1624) (Registry values: N208)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2259, PCGS# 1624)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper

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

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2005
    12th-15th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    Rasmussen Special Edition Catalog
    This hard bound volume contains the magnificent Wes Rasmussen Large Cent Collection, formed by a former President of the Early American Coppers society which was auctioned at the 2005 Florida United Numismatic Auction. Reserve your copy of this remarkable volume for just $75 today.
    Rasmussen Signed Limited Edition Catalog
    A hard bound limited library edition of the Wes Rasmussen Collection Catalog, signed by Wes Rasmussen, Mark Borckardt, Greg Rohan, and Denis Loring, is available while supplies last. Only 100 produced. Reserve your copy of this remarkable limited edition signed volume for just $150 today.
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