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Legend Numismatics is pleased to offer a magnificent S-1 Ameri Chain Cent. This coin is a wonderful example of this exceedingly rare first year of issue.
Struck on a problem free planchect, the surfaces of this coin are excellent. You need a really strong glass to see a hint an old scratch visible on the obverse. Otherwise, there are NO problems. There is a slight gloss/luster to the surfaces. Both sides are a deep brown color. This coin is NOT black or splotchy. Miss Liberty and the details are above average in strike. The eye appeal is excellent!
PCGS 3, NGC 0. PCGS has graded only 7 coins higher. This coin last sold for $172,500.00 in 2008-10 years ago! It has been off the market with the Blue Lake Collector ever since. There are NO correct published prices for Chain Ameri’s as they trade so rarely. It is estimated that fewer then 150 Ameri survive in ANY grade. It should be noted a really nice XF 45 just sold for $132,000.00 11/2017. The rarity and demand for these coins is as powerful as you will find in all of numismatics!
This coin represents a very rare opportunity to acquire a great classic rarity from the very first year regular US coins were minted. It will be a historic addition to ANY great 1C set!
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