U.S. Coins Half Cents Liberty Cap Half Cents

1793 1/2c PCGS/CAC VF20

America's First Half Cent

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Degree of Toning: 5/10
DLRC Inventory #: 1793641

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Auction Name: Internet Auction #1066.
Closed On: Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:00 PM.
Realized: $12,500.

Item Description:
A choice example of this first year of issue copper half cent. High end for the grade, the wear is quite even across the obverse with some slight weakness in the center of the reverse that's only worth mentioning for accuracy. CAC approved for quality.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 1000 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Half Cents
Series: Liberty Cap Half Cents
Type: Liberty Cap, Head Facing Left
Years for Type: 1793
Strike: Business
Denomination: Half Cent
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Designer: Joseph Wright
Composition: Copper
Weight: 6.74g
Edge Type: Lettered Edge (TWO HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR)
Mintage: 35,334