N-8 JULES REIVER NCS AU-DTLS 1848 LARGE CENT DAMAGED
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Take a look at this 1848 Braided Hair Large Cent - N-8 from the Jules Reiver Collection! This coin was graded by NCS as ABOUT UNCIRCULATED-DETAILS condition with many amazing details and eye appeal. There is some environmental damage on the coin. Take a look at the pictures and see for yourself! We are sure you will like what you see.Jules began collecting coins at age 7 and became a specialist in early American copper and silver coins. In 1960, he was arrested for refusing to surrender a $10 gold certificate in his numismatic collection. The charges were dropped and a law was enacted permitting collectors to hold gold certificates. He wrote 5 books on coins, including U.S. Early Silver Dollar 1793-1803, which won the 1999 National Literary Guild Award. He was appointed to the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee to the U.S. Mint, serving from 1996-1999. A frequent speaker at numismatic conventions, he did coin appraisals both locally and nationally, and wrote auction catalogs for special coin sales.
The United States large cent was a coin with a face value of 1/100 of a United States dollar. Its diameter varied between 27mm and 29mm. The first official mintage of the large cent was in 1793, and its production continued until 1857, when it was officially replaced by the modern-size one-cent coin (commonly... read more