1797 1/2C C-1 1 Above 1, BN MS (PCGS# 35101)
The June 2012 Baltimore Auction
Lot Number: 2013
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1797 Liberty Cap Half Cent. C-1. Rarity-2. Manley Die State 4.0. 1 Above 1, Plain Edge--Overstruck on a Talbot, Allum & Lee Cent--AU-53 ... Deep chestnut brown with deeper highlights. Numerous scratches and marks come to light under low magnification. Obverse die crack from rim through B and into Liberty's tresses. Traces of the Talbot, Allum & Lee undertype are seen on the obverse rim at 5 o'clock and on the reverse rim at 3 o'clock near ER.