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1793 1/2C XF40BN PCGS

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Grade: XF40BN
Quantity: 1
PCGS Coin #: 1000
Last Update: 12/23/2016
Dealer:  (Terms) Legend Rare Coin Auctions

Auction: The Regency Auction XX - January 26, 2017 View this auction on the auction site
Auction Date: 1/26/2017 - 1/26/2017
Lot Number: 95 View this lot on the auction site
1/2C 1793 PCGS XF40 BN. A very important and historic issue. This is a very pleasing example of the Cohen-2, Breen-2 variety which is rated as R-3. The rich chocolate brown copper surfaces are hard and of generally very pleasing quality, exhibiting only a few minor marks from circulation which should be completely accepted at the presently offered grade level. There are a pair of darker toned spots, but they are not corrosion. The surfaces are totally devoid of pitting, corrosion, or any other environmental issues that often plague these early half cents. The devices are fully rendered, the strike must have been very strong at the time of minting, as the details are still, with 20 points of wear, very well defined. PCGS 36, NGC 15. The most recent PCGS XF40 to sell did not have anywhere near the eye appeal of the presently offered coin (and was CAC), and realized $15,275. Before that one sold, you have to go back seven years to the 2010 FUN auction to find the next PCGS APR, which was $20,700. A heavily marked up PCGS VF35 realized $14,688 in February 2015. With the exceptional eye appeal that this ...
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PCGS Coin #: 1000
PCGS Coin Description: 1793 1/2C, BN
Mintage: 35,334
Grade: XF40BN
PCGS Population: * 36 View
Population (in higher grades): * 107
PCGS Price Guide: * $21,500.00 View
Auction Prices Realized: * Auction Prices Realized
Additional resources: PCGS CoinFacts
PCGS Set Registry:
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Basic U.S. Coin Design Set No Gold (1792-present)
Basic U.S. Coin Design Set (1792-present)
Complete U.S. Coin Design Set (1792-present)
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