Lot #9. 1793 Wreath Cent. S-8. Rarity-3-. Vine and Bars Edge. F-12 (PCGS).
The September 2008 Beverly Hills Rarities Sale - 9/13/2008
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There is much to recommend this coin to the type collector even though the surfaces are a bit rough in texture with moderate-to-heavy wear. The devices retain outline-to-bold definition with no areas of uneven or excessive loss of detail on either side. In addition to the aforementioned roughness to the texture, we would be remiss if we did not mention scattered verdigris and slight porosity. On the other hand, neither the obverse nor the reverse reveals any sizeable or otherwise individually mentionable blemishes, especially when we consider how much circulation this coin saw before it was set aside for posterity. Given the marked increase in rarity and cost for this one-year type, this PCGS-certified Fine is sure to be of interest to many bidders.