PCGS 36928 - 1829 1C N-3 Medium Letters, BN

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This type, struck 1816-39 in substantial quantities, is available in circulated condition. Many varieties exist and all are avidly collected altho the 1829 is fairly common as a whole. The poster commented, "Small Letters Reverse. Late die state. The fields are flowlined and all 3 of the A's in the reverse legend are filled. Called AU55 and finest known by 10 points in the Noyes census, his photo #21036. Bland also says AU55 and CC#1. PCGS Population 1; none finer. Provenance: Ex James Kelly, Central States Numismatic Society Convention 4/55:470A-Emanuel Taylor 10/60. RE Naftzger, Goldbergs 2/1/09:219."

Recorded mintage: 1,414,500 (all varieties).

Specification: 10.89 g, copper, 28-29 mm diameter, plain edge, designed by Christian Gobrecht.

Catalog reference: KM 45.


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