Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Cap Cents (1793-1796)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,056
Catalog: KM-13
Obverse Designer: Joseph Wright
Reverse Designer: Joseph Wright
Composition: Copper
Weight: 13.4800g
Diameter: 29mm
Edge: Lettered
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1793 LIBERTY CAP 1C MS obverse 1793 LIBERTY CAP 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Liberty Cap Cent was the final entry for this year of three cents. It has a simplified wreath which required less hand finishing work after being hubbed. The portrait device is transitional with the early cents of 1794, before it was remodeled to have more consistent relief and thus bearing wearing qualities.

Six die marriages are known for 1793 Liberty Cap Cents. All are scarce to some degree, with S-13 (photos) being the one more often seen. S-12, -14 and -16 are rare, with S-15 and NC-6 being very rare.

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1793 LIBERTY CAP 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 9500 14750 28500 50000 160000 255000 330000 435000 - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 25
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VG
High Grade: 53


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2/24/2003 PCGS XF 40   Brown Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 65 $34,500.00
5/30/2010 PCGS FA 2   Brown Bonhams Coins, Medals, and Banknotes, 18301/Lot# 1140 $1,872.00
1/10/2014 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 January 10 The Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1200/Lot# 2423 $9,106.25
1/8/2014 NGC AG 3   Brown Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1201/Lot# 3319 $5,581.25
3/27/2014 PCGS Genuine VF   Brown Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 4007 $7,050.00
5/25/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/25/2014, 183/Lot# 193587 $8,525.00
3/27/2015 PCGS F 12   Brown Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 6007 $22,325.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1793 LIBERTY CAP 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1558219734474141592279109216102261065310919112941152911754121782273531358111111
1771261436784735658583459553103681074211044113721160411895156972560931358111110
0000009553103681074211044113721160411895156972560931358111100
0000009889105111083011169114511167912037192162848431358111100
1793 LIBERTY CAP 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base237563642820140420092401264328232936309431943324360141114935654582473470563361114622134561
346589701101516062140248227032861298931273237341637714386547271121706644257804481212680
0000002482270328612989312732373416377143865472711217066442578044800
0000002562276328983041316132813509394146606008768025886538099753500
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