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

2013 January 9-14 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando #1181

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    5504
  • Grade:
    AU53
  • Price:
    $27,025.00
Lot Description
1793 1/2 C AU53 NGC. C-4, B-4, R.3. Manley Die State 2, the usual state for this variety, with a faint die defect on the top of the 7 in the date. Four known 1793 half cent varieties combine two obverse dies (1 and 2) and three reverse dies (A, B, and C), interlocked in a simple (1-A, 1-B, 2-B, 2-C) emission sequence. This example has pleasing olive-brown surfaces with a few splashes of darker brown toning. Handling marks are minimal, with a small edge dent at 12:30 that affects the border beads over ER of LIBERTY. A few trivial rim bruises are noted on the reverse. Our EAC grade VF35.
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