1793 1/2C Cohen 3, BN MS (PCGS# 35009)

LB Signature Sale #416

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Lot Description
1793 1/2 C VF30 NGC. C-3, B-3, R.3. This is the third of four 1793 half cent varieties that were coined during the year. The 1793 half cents, with a total mintage of 35,334 coins for all four varieties, were coined between July 20 and September 18, 1793. This specimen has deep steel and olive-brown surfaces with scattered abrasions on both sides. The reverse has a small planchet mark from the border above the A in STATES, down to the left, crossing the T and reaching the S. Despite traces of local design weakness, this is a nicely struck and excellently centered example with full border beads on each side. EAC 12.
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