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Denomination:
1/2 Cent
Metal:
Issue year(s):
1793

 

Liberty Cap Half CentsHead Facing Left (1793)Designer – Engraver: Joseph Wright Metal Composition: 100% CopperDiameter: 22 mm Mass / Weight: 6.74 grams

 

23 coins in the group

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-05
1793 Liberty Cap Half Cent. Bent cap, type 1. . C-3. PCGS graded AU-55 PQ. Well struck with nice original brown color. A lovely example. Only 35,334 pieces struck. Modeled after Dupre's famous Libertas Americana medal of 1776, the 1793 half cent has been a popular coin with collectors since th ...

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1793 C-4 R3 PCGS graded AU50. Glossy chocolate brown with lighter steel brown toning in the protected areas. Excellent eye appeal, although there are a couple marks. The most-notable mark is a foldover planchet lamination reaching down into the field right of the cap. The lamination begins at ...

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1793 C-2 R3 Liberty Cap, Head Left G4. Blundered Edge Lettering. Several points sharper but the planchet is lightly eroded under a mostly glossy chocolate brown patina. No verdigris, and the only marks are some dull hairline scratches hidden in the toning on both sides. The date is complete an ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-05
1793 C-2 R3 Liberty Cap, Head Left G5. Off Center with Collar Post Indent. Several points sharper but covered with uniform fine granularity. No verdigris or circulation marks, and the toning is a uniform olive and steel brown. The surfaces are dull thanks to the microscopic roughness, but the ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-05
1793 C-1 R3+ Liberty Cap, Head Left VG8. Blundered Edge. Sharpness F12 but covered with extremely fine granularity that is partially obscured by the slightly glossy dark olive and steel patina. The only mark is a small, very shallow pit in the middle of the fraction bar. The obverse is rather ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-05
1793 C-2 R 3 Liberty Cap VG10. Sharpness VF25 but covered with microscopic roughness on all but the highpoints, which are smooth. No marks or verdigris. The highpoints are covered with glossy medium brown and chocolate toning while the remainder of the planchet is dark olive brown. The contras ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-02
1793 C-3 R3 Liberty Cap, Head Left Counterstamped G5. Counterstamped "R.C" in relatively large letters in the center of the obverse. The stamp is strongly and evenly impressed, and it created a bulge in the center of the reverse that obliterates most of HALF CENT. This counterstamp is not list ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-02
1793 C-2 R3 VF25. Frosty dark steel brown with lighter brown and tan toning in the most-protected areas. The surfaces are excellent but not perfect as there are microscopic pre-striking planchet chips in the obverse fields, mostly behind the portrait. No hint of corrosion or verdigris. The onl ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-02
1793 C-4 R3 VG7. Very slightly sharper but there is a dull pinch on the rim left of the fraction. The only additional marks are a minor rim nick before the neck and a very light rim bruise at IB in LIBERTY. The planchet is covered with microscopic porosity but still displays a decent amount of ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-02
1793 C-2 R3 F15. Sharpness VF20 but covered with uniform extremely fine granularity under attractive glossy chocolate and olive brown toning. No verdigris and only a few trivial contact marks, including a tiny nick on the truncation above the 1 in the date. LDS, Manley state 2.0. Fine die rust ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-01
1793 C-4 R3 Liberty Cap ANACS graded VF details, corroded. Sharpness near VF30 but covered with uniform moderate corrosion. There are a couple tiny specks of greenish verdigris visible only under strong magnification and no notable contact marks. Nicely struck and well centered on the planchet ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-01
1793 C-2 R3 Liberty Cap PCGS graded VG10. Glossy steel brown and chocolate blending to darker steel and olive brown in the protected areas. No roughness, verdigris, or notable marks other than a thin planchet crease at the rim right of the cap. There are microscopic traces of a slightly lighte ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-01
1793 C-4 R3. PCGS graded MS-66 Brown. CAC Approved. Lustrous frosty steel brown with attractive bluish steel overtones. Underlying faded mint red shows in protected areas on both sides. This piece offers superb eye appeal. The Breen encyclopedia describes it using phrases such as "Fully lustro ...

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1793 C-3 R3. PCGS graded MS-64+ Brown. CAC Approved. Choice lustrous bluish steel brown with 10% of the mellowed mint red remaining on the reverse. Frosty and virtually flawless except for a very fine horizontal planchet fissure through the bottoms of the 79 ending at the dentils just left of ...

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1793 C-3 R3. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown. CAC Approved. Very attractive lustrous light steel brown with 5% of the mint red remaining on the obverse, 10% on the reverse. An outstanding 1793 Half Cent that offers superb eye appeal. The only defects, and they are trivial, are a very shallow planchet ...

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1793 C-1 R3+. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown. Choice glossy light brown with generous traces of faded mint color peeking through in protected areas, especially on the reverse. The surfaces are flawless except for a few microscopic hairlines in the field near the dentils off the chin and some of the u ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-27
1793 C-2 Electrotype Copy VF20. Slightly sharper but covered with uniform very fine granularity. No marks or other defects. Dark steel and olive brown. A decent copy without any of the base metal showing. Estimated Value $100-UP. Categories: Liberty Cap Half Cents

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-27
1793 C-2 R3 Liberty Cap PCGS graded VG10. Glossy steel brown and chocolate blending to darker steel and olive brown in the protected areas. No roughness, verdigris, or notable marks other than a thin planchet crease at the rim right of the cap. There are microscopic traces of a slightly lighte ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-26
1793 C-2 R3 NCS graded XF Details, Corroded. Very dark steel and olive brown. No verdigris, but the surfaces are covered with uniform fine granularity. The only mark is a rim nick right of the cap. Nicely struck EDS with the reverse rotated 50 degrees CW from a normal head-to-foot die orientat ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-26
1793 C-3 R3 AU50. Choice glossy light olive brown and medium chocolate. Sharply struck and virtually perfect in every respect. No spots or stains, and the only marks are a few microscopic ticks on the chin, a very tiny pinprick on the neck near the hair, another at the top of the A in HALF and ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-26
1793 C-2 R3 AG3. Sharpness VG8 but dark and covered with fine to moderate roughness. No verdigris, and the only mark is a small but obvious diagonal planchet void just right of the T in CENT. Slightly glossy very dark steel and olive brown. The date and legends are weak but still readable exce ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-02-26
1793 C-2 R3. PCGS graded MS-63 Brown. Choice lustrous medium brown and chocolate with darker steel brown toning on the highpoints. Hints of attractive light bluish steel overtone show on both sides. The frosty surfaces are nearly flawless and the eye appeal is outstanding for the grade. The on ...
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