1793 1/2C, BN MS (PCGS# 1000)

2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago #1184

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4109
  • Grade:
    XF45
  • Price:
    $31,725.00
Lot Description
1793 1/2 C XF45 PCGS. CAC. C-3, B-3, R.3. A lovely Choice XF specimen, this 1793 half cent has pleasing olive-brown surfaces with slightly darker brown patina on the high points of the design. Lighter tan color appears inside the wreath on the reverse of this example. A few trivial marks appear on each side, and a small rim bruise is noted at 1 o'clock on the reverse. This is a pleasing representative and a sound specimen of the first year for copper coinage at the Philadelphia Mint, following completion of the facility late in 1792. Our EAC grade VF35.
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