1809/6 1/2C C-5 9 over inverted 9, BN MS (PCGS# 35233)
The January 2012 Americana Sale
Lot Number: 8019
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1809/'6' Classic Half Cent. C-5. Rarity-1. Manley Die State 1.0. 9/Inverted 9. AU-58 BN (NGC). One of the more popular blunders from this series, with the 9 first punched in upside down, then corrected. Minimal contact marks maintain the eye appeal and the color is a blend of brown and tan.