The Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction (#63) 05/29/2011 2:00 PM PDT CLOSED! Buyers Premium of 20.00% added to each and every lot

Lot 16 of 3766:
1794 C-6a R5+ G5  

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Lot closed - Winning bid:$700
Description:

1794 C-6a R5+ G5. Small Edge Letters. A couple points sharper but the planchet is slightly rough under the glossy dark chocolate and steel brown toning. The highpoints are a few shades lighter than the protected areas. The roughness is strongest at the bottom of the reverse, but there is no verdigris on either side. The notable contact marks are a light rim bruise left of the cap and tiny rim nicks around much of the reverse, strongest over STATES. The date is clear and the legends are complete except for some elements at the bottom of the reverse. Weight 98.4 grains. A decent example of this rare variety in spite of the imperfect surfaces.
Estimated Value $650-UP.

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