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SERIES: Flowing Hair Chain Cents 1793
LEVEL: Minor Variety or Die Variety

1793 Chain 1C S-2 AMERICA, BN (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS64BN

"AMERICA" REVERSE ATTRIBUTION GUIDE

PCGS MS62+BN
PCGS #:
35435
Diameter:
27.00 millimeters
Designer:
Attributed to Henry Voight
Weight:
13.48 grams
Edge:
Bars and Vines
Mintage:
36,103
Metal Content:
Copper
Auction Record:
$411,250 • PCGS MS64 • 8-5-2014 • Heritage
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1
2,700
1
1
2
3,500
2
3
5,250
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25
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25
45
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45
53
125,000
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53
62
295,000
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305,000
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62+
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410,000
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64
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 150 R-7.5 1 / 3 1 / 3
60 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 3 1 / 3
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 3 TIE 1 / 3 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN PCGS grade  

W.S. Lincoln & Son, sold privately in 8/1891 - Benjamin H. Collins, sold privately on 1/30/1919 - Dr. Henry W. Beckwith Collection - S.H. Chapman 4/1923:1, $430 - Henry Chapman - Dr. George P. French Collection - B. Max Mehl's 1929 FPL, lot 1, $850 - J.C. Morgenthau 4/1933:2 - B. Max Mehl's personal collection - T. James Clarke Collection - New Netherlands 4/1956 - John H. Payne, 1953 - Dr. William H. Sheldon, sold privately on 4/19/1972 - R.E. "Ted" Naftzger" Jr., traded privately on 12/11/1986 - Herman Halpern Collection - Stack's 3/1988:2 - Anthony Terranova - Andrew Lustig - Don Kagin, 11/1992 - Gilbert Steinberg Collection - Superior 9/1996:1560 - Anthony Terranova and Chris Victor-McCawley - Walter Husak Collection - Superior 2/2001:2090, not sold - American Numismatic Rarities 1/2005:69, $431,250

2 MS64BN PCGS grade  

George F. Seavey Collection - William H. Strobridge 6/1873:205 - Lorin G. Parmelee Collection - New York Coin & Stamp Co. 6/1890:669 - Harlan P. Smith - M.A. Brown Collection - Chapman Brothers 4/1897739 - George H. Earle, Jr. Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1912:3353 - Allison W. Jackman Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1918:684 - Wayte Raymond - Howard Rounds Newcomb Collection - J.C. Morgenthau & Co. 2/1945:2 - James Kelly (1945 and 1946 FPL) - Dr. James O. Sloss, sold privately in 9/1958 - R.E. “Ted” Naftzger, Jr. Collection - Abe Kosoff 10/1959:2 - Stack's - Stack's 2/1976:2 - Julian Leidman - Joe Flynn, sold privately in 4/1977 - R. Tettenhorst, sold privately in 10/1995 - Jay Parrino - Superior 9/1997:29. - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30019 $396,562.50

3 MS63BN PCGS grade

H. W. Taffs - Glendining & Co. 11/1956:506 - Spink & Son - New Netherlands 12/1957:880 - Floyd T. Starr Collection - Stack’s 6/1984:2 - Herman Halpern 12/1986 - R. E. Naftzger, Jr., sold privately in 2/1992 - Eric Streiner - Jay Parrino, sold privately in 4/1996 - Jack Wadlington Collection (via Bob Grellman & Chris McCawley), sold privately in 6/2005 - Dan Holmes Collection - Goldbergs 9/2009:3, $402,500

4 MS62BN PCGS grade
5 AU58 estimated grade  

F.C.C. Boyd, 1957 - New Netherlands 12/1957:881, $1,350 - Stack', 6/1987:145, $31,900 - Martin Paul - Superior 1/1988:50, $50,600 - Martin Paul - Dr. Kenneth Baer - Auction '89 (David Akers “Auction ‘89” 7/1989:1003, $88,000 - American Rare Coin Fund, LP - Superior “Auction ‘90” 8/1990:1007, $132,000 - Martin Haber - Heritage 10/1990:453 - Bowers & Merena 1/1993:217 - Superior, privately - Spectrum Numismatics, 9/1996 - Walt Husak Collection - Heritage 2/2008:2001, $126,500 - Goldbergs 9/2013:116 (as raw AU58), not sold

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN PCGS grade  

W.S. Lincoln & Son, sold privately in 8/1891 - Benjamin H. Collins, sold privately on 1/30/1919 - Dr. Henry W. Beckwith Collection - S.H. Chapman 4/1923:1, $430 - Henry Chapman - Dr. George P. French Collection - B. Max Mehl's 1929 FPL, lot 1, $850 - J.C. Morgenthau 4/1933:2 - B. Max Mehl's personal collection - T. James Clarke Collection - New Netherlands 4/1956 - John H. Payne, 1953 - Dr. William H. Sheldon, sold privately on 4/19/1972 - R.E. "Ted" Naftzger" Jr., traded privately on 12/11/1986 - Herman Halpern Collection - Stack's 3/1988:2 - Anthony Terranova - Andrew Lustig - Don Kagin, 11/1992 - Gilbert Steinberg Collection - Superior 9/1996:1560 - Anthony Terranova and Chris Victor-McCawley - Walter Husak Collection - Superior 2/2001:2090, not sold - American Numismatic Rarities 1/2005:69, $431,250

2 MS64BN PCGS grade  

George F. Seavey Collection - William H. Strobridge 6/1873:205 - Lorin G. Parmelee Collection - New York Coin & Stamp Co. 6/1890:669 - Harlan P. Smith - M.A. Brown Collection - Chapman Brothers 4/1897739 - George H. Earle, Jr. Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1912:3353 - Allison W. Jackman Collection - Henry Chapman 6/1918:684 - Wayte Raymond - Howard Rounds Newcomb Collection - J.C. Morgenthau & Co. 2/1945:2 - James Kelly (1945 and 1946 FPL) - Dr. James O. Sloss, sold privately in 9/1958 - R.E. “Ted” Naftzger, Jr. Collection - Abe Kosoff 10/1959:2 - Stack's - Stack's 2/1976:2 - Julian Leidman - Joe Flynn, sold privately in 4/1977 - R. Tettenhorst, sold privately in 10/1995 - Jay Parrino - Superior 9/1997:29. - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30019 $396,562.50

3 MS63BN PCGS grade

H. W. Taffs - Glendining & Co. 11/1956:506 - Spink & Son - New Netherlands 12/1957:880 - Floyd T. Starr Collection - Stack’s 6/1984:2 - Herman Halpern 12/1986 - R. E. Naftzger, Jr., sold privately in 2/1992 - Eric Streiner - Jay Parrino, sold privately in 4/1996 - Jack Wadlington Collection (via Bob Grellman & Chris McCawley), sold privately in 6/2005 - Dan Holmes Collection - Goldbergs 9/2009:3, $402,500

4 MS62BN PCGS grade
5 AU58 estimated grade  

F.C.C. Boyd, 1957 - New Netherlands 12/1957:881, $1,350 - Stack', 6/1987:145, $31,900 - Martin Paul - Superior 1/1988:50, $50,600 - Martin Paul - Dr. Kenneth Baer - Auction '89 (David Akers “Auction ‘89” 7/1989:1003, $88,000 - American Rare Coin Fund, LP - Superior “Auction ‘90” 8/1990:1007, $132,000 - Martin Haber - Heritage 10/1990:453 - Bowers & Merena 1/1993:217 - Superior, privately - Spectrum Numismatics, 9/1996 - Walt Husak Collection - Heritage 2/2008:2001, $126,500 - Goldbergs 9/2013:116 (as raw AU58), not sold

6 AU55 PCGS grade  

S. H. & H. Chapman 10/1879:442 - Ferguson Haines Collection - Woodward 10/1880:183 - Burton - Woodward 10/1881:103 - Edward Cogan - Frothingham - Sampson 5/1883:60 - J. B. Wilson 1908:971 - Henry Chapman before 1913 - Albert Holden - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/1988:268 - Stack's “Auction ‘89” 7/1989:1534 - Henderson - Superior 1/1993:33 - Superior 6/1997:39 - Tony Terranova - Stack's 1997 - Robert C. Clark - Bowers & Merena 8/2000:206 - Dr. Hesselgesser - Goldbergs 2/2007:251, $109,250 - Aspen Collection - Heritage 7/2008:1500, $149,500

7 AU53 PCGS grade

Rodney T. Grove - Robert Nofal and Lewis Kling - Superior Stamp & Coin Co. - Superior 7/1981:507 - Douglas F. Bird - Michael Kramer 10/1996) - Dennis Mendelson 12/1996 - John B. MacDonald - Denis W. Loring - Heritage 1/2012:3017, $120,750

8 AU53 PCGS grade

Peter Mougey Collection -William H. Woodin Collection - Thomas L. Elder 9/1910:3 - S. H. Chapman - Homer K. Downing Collection - New Netherlands 1952:16 - Dr. William H. Sheldon Collection - Dorothy Paschal (via Ray Chatham 1972) - Dean Oakes, sold privately on 9/6/1986 - Thomas D. Reynolds Collection - Goldbergs 1/2016:1, $141,000