Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Cap Cents (1793-1796)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 918,521
Catalog: KM-13
Obverse Designer: Various
Reverse Designer: Various
Composition: Copper
Weight: 13.48 Grams
Diameter: 29mm
Edge: Lettered
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1794 1C MS obverse 1794 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This date encompasses three different bust types: The Head of 93 by Joseph Wright, the Head of 94 by Robert Scot and the Head of 95, attributed somewhat uncertainly to John Smith Gardner. These will be described more fully under each separate entry.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 294
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 40
High Grade: 66


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6/5/2002 PCGS MS 61   Brown Heritage Auctions 2002 June Long Beach Signature Sale #292, 292/Lot# 5027 $5,060.00
6/6/2004 PCGS VG 8   Brown Teletrade Auction 1892, 1892/Lot# 1001 $467.50
2/5/2006 NGC XF 40   Red Brown Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 489 $92,000.00
6/1/2006 PCGS VF 30   Brown Heritage Auctions 2006 June Long Beach Signature Auction #408, 408/Lot# 134 $2,070.00
9/3/2007 NGC AU 58   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 174, 180/Lot# 23 $6,325.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 62   Brown Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7223 $13,800.00
3/2/2014 PCGS   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/02/2014, 182/Lot# 175558 $1,710.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1794 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base17951578397413932233255528343174337636503817385239524048493568207960143082021311
2916048461113167323402648294732413467370538283885398443435563720010076162762021310
0000002648294732413467370538283885398443435563720010076162762021300
0000002741306033083558376138403918401646396191758012192182442021300
1794 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111200928603203340636833852391940804565556377568849108591375411
11111670229229743270349837393874397242414897629481209519118241375410
000000229229743270349837393874397242414897629481209519118241375400
0000002576308833383590379538964026440352307025848410189127891375400
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