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Beautiful Rare 1803 Large Cent Draped Bust Design PCGS Graded VF20

  • $ 849.99

Description: A nice Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded copper 1805 Liberty Head with a Draped Bust design large cent. The coin itself is better than the scan shows and still shows great details. The details of the coins are well preserved with wear consistent with its grade and circulated state. The obverse shows the beautiful image of lady Liberty with her flowing hair and the bow in it. The reverse also shows wear but still shows all the letters and a nicely worn wreath. The coin has a beautiful and clean with a very nice chocolate brown color and even honest wear commensurate with the grade. The coin is problem free and in original condition displaying a handsome brown colored patina. These coins were designed by Robert Scot. Early US coins such as this are gradually getting difficult to find. Please carefully review scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1805.

Mint: Philadelphia.

Size and Weight:  Originally 10.89 grams of a copper and is ~28-29 mm in diameter. The coin has the plain edge design. 

References: "2015 US Coin R. S. Yeoman (The Official Red Book), 68th edition, Kenneth Bressett, editor, Published by Whitman Publishing, LLC, Atlanta, GA." and Page 59 in "2011 US Coin Digest, David Harper Editor and Henry Miller Market Analyst, 9th Edition, Krause Publication, Iola, WI."

Condition: The coin is graded and comes in a plastic slab by PCGS. It is graded as Very Fine VF20. This is a beautiful and nicely colored coin with honest wear but no problems. The coin has a nice chocolate brown patina. It has scratches, bag marks, and minor dings to the rim, which can be seen in the photos. It is un touched and in good original condition. Finally, please note that the hologram sticker on the back of the slab is damaged, this is the way we purchased the coin, but it does not distract from the quality or beauty of the coin. A definite a rare find, deserving a spot in your collection. Please see photo to appreciate beauty of the coin and for additional condition information.


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