Estimated grade. Sold by B. Max Mehl Jun '41 price realized $205
Ron Guth: 1796 Half Cents are known on planchets made from rolled copper strips or cut-down U.S. Large Cents, with the latter being extremely rare.This was the only use of the obverse die.
The reverse die of this variety was also used on:1796 Cohen 1
Most examples seen of this variety are in circulated condition, although a number of choice Mint State examples are known.
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