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 20 of 3766:
1795 C-5a R3 No Pole, Thin Planchet VG8  

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Lot closed - Winning bid:$650
Description:

1795 C-5a R3 No Pole, Thin Planchet VG8. Sharpness F12 but there is a scuff of faint scratches on the face into the hair at left, some more obvious pinscratches inside the wreath, and dull rim nicks at the O in OF and R in AMERICA. Fortunately all the scratches blend into the toning. Otherwise the surfaces are smooth and attractive. Glossy medium brown and chocolate with a small splash of reddish chocolate toning left of the lowest curl. The date is strong and the legends are clear. Weight 79.8 grains.
Estimated Value $300-UP.

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