1797 S-143 R-5 PCGS XF 40 Rev of 97, No Stems Draped Bust Large Cent Coin 1c
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PCGS authenticated and graded XF 40. Glossy medium brown and light chocolate with a small splash of reddish brown toning at the dentils behind the head. There are areas of microscopic pitting on the lower portion of the portrait and in the right obverse field. There are also a pair of pinprick-size planchet voids high on the shoulder and a larger one at the dentils over the A in STATES. The only marks are light diagonal nicks in the field over the hair ribbon. The color is attractive and the eye appeal is decent in spite of the imperfect surfaces. MDS, Breen state III. The die clash marks on the reverse are clear. Called CC#4 by both Noyes and Bland, Noyes photo #23058. Reverse of 1797, No Stems.
Ex; Jack Collins (who discovered it unattributed at the Long Beach Convention in 6/75) 2/14/76 – C. Douglas Smith – Dr. Robert A. Schuman, McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 6/5/2000:168 – Walter Husak, Heritage 2/15/08:2146.
Year – 1797
Variety – S-143
Rarity – 5
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