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Heritage Sells Silver Center Cent for $1 Million at CSNS Convention

Michael Sadler, Heritage Auctioneer, Todd Imhof, Heritage VP
David Lisot, Interviewer.

Another landmark coin has been sold by Heritage Auctions. The 1792 cent is an experimental issue that had a small plug of silver in the middle of the coin. It is considered the first coin struck inside the Philadelphia Mint. This coin is graded MS61 by PCGS.

Final hammer price for the coin was one million dollars with a 15% buyer premium added to make a total of $1,150,000. See the room and hear the excitement as this historic coin sells to an internet bidder.

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Central States Numismatic Society Convention
Schaumburg, IL
4/19/2012

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For a full length analysis of this coin, please read Greg Reynolds recent article on CoinWeek.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Silver Center Copper Cent Pattern on the Auction Block

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