Coin Specifications

Category: Flowing Hair Cents (1793)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: "Designer unknown, engraved by Henry Voigt"
Reverse Designer: "Designer unknown, engraved by Henry Voigt"
Composition: Copper
Weight: 13.4800g
Diameter: 26-28mm
Edge: Lettered
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1793 WREATH LETTERED 1C MS obverse 1793 WREATH LETTERED 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only one die marriage is known for the Wreath Cent with lettered edge, but two varieties exist for this edge device. S-11b has two leaves following the letters, while S-11c (photos) has but a single leaf. There's no significant difference in rarity, and both varieties are collectable.

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Last Updated: 2/14/2017

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1793 WREATH LETTERED 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 3400 4900 6500 11750 22950 32000 41200 47500 67500 95000 100000 125000 190000 350000 - - - - - -
$ - - - - 72500 - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 44
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: F
High Grade: 64


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1/5/1998 PCGS G 4   Brown Teletrade Auction 1012, 1012/Lot# 1004 $708.50
7/30/2008 PCGS AG 3   Brown Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 1001 $1,495.00
5/30/2010 PCGS G 6   Brown Bonhams Coins, Medals, and Banknotes, 18301/Lot# 1139 $2,106.00
8/8/2013 NGC Details F Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(1), 1188/Lot# 3046 $2,115.00
6/27/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   Brown Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 1145 $5,287.50
6/29/2014 PCGS Genuine G   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 180713 $1,475.00
9/22/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Brown Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 121 $978.00
10/3/2016 PCGS Genuine AG   Brown Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7021 $540.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1793 WREATH 1C MS LETTERED Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7051438175324643080385243194719532056656124640066166951719877568849958811047121782109527820
9491543199026693337400844524919543558186216647267287033738481209095100741142415150233370
0000004452491954355818621664726728703373848120909510074114241515000
0000004586512055505971630865446839711675708485934210561118011812300
1793 WREATH 1C MS LETTERED Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111113639493555635922640066856820719877048247945010226119931388811
1111112144071514456836081649567306946736778858648970910815126251388810
0000004071514456836081649567306946736778858648970910815126251388800
0000004503535458026241659067757072753580669049996711404132561388800
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