||1796 1C Liberty Cap, S-84, B-5, R.3 -- Corrosion -- NGC Details. VF. Our EAC Grade VG10. An early die state of the "Fallen 6" variety. The digit 6 is closer to the dentils than are the other three date digits. The spacing of the 96 is much closer than that of 179. A leaf nearly touches the F in OF. The present deep brown cent is evenly granular except for areas of field pitting near CENT, behind the cap, and following the D in UNITED. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $646.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.