1847 Liberty Head Braided Hair Design Large Cent NGC Graded XF 40 BN
Description: A nice brown NGC XF 40 BN copper 1847 Liberty Head with a Braided Hair design large cent or penny. The coin itself is better than the photos show and has much of its details evident. The details of the coins are very distinct with wear commensurate with its grade. The obverse shows some wear to the ear of lady liberty as well as the hair lines around it. However, you can still see the word LIBERTY but it shows wear. The rest of the coin shows wear but the details are still easily identifiable, just look at Liberty's head and the details of her face and hair with some wear to it and the word LIBERTY which is also worn, but the date is still well preserved. The word one cent in the center of the reverse and the words United States of America are very distinct while the wreath has wear and quite a bit of its detail but you still can see some of the leaf details. The coin has wear commensurate with its age and circulated status. The coin is problem free and in nice original condition displaying a handsome brown colored patina. These coins were designed by Christian Gobrecht. 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.
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 61 in "2011 US Coin Digest, David Harper Editor and Henry Miller Market Analyst, 9th Edition, Krause Publication, Iola, WI."
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. The coin is graded and comes in a plastic slab by Numismatic Guarantee Corporation (NGC). It is graded as XF 40 BN. The coin is problem free and has a beautiful brown patina and wear commensurate with its age and circulated status. It is much better than the scan suggest and you would be very pleased when you get it. It has a few scratches, dings, and bag marks commensurate with its age and circulated state. The coin is in good original condition and is truly a nice coin. A definite good find, deserving a spot in your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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