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1797 1c s-138 Rev of '97, Stems, BN, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1797 1c s-138 Rev of '97, Stems, BN, MS
Date 1797
Grade AU50
Service Catalog # 35945
Denomination 1C

1797 1C Reverse of 1797, Stems, S-138, B-20, R.1 -- Obv Scratched - NGC Details. AU. Although light scratches are evident on the obverse, this burnt orange, walnut, and steel-brown cent has excellent detail, and was undoubtedly cleaned and retoned a very long time ago. The strike is bold and nicely centered, and the surfaces exhibit minimal handling marks. This example is Breen's Die State V with light reverse die sinking evident at ES OF AM, and a faint die crack joining the upper leaves over O and E in ONE. Our EAC grade VF25. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15347, realized $1560. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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