1793 LIBERTY CAP 1C, LIBERTY CAP VF35 Brown
LIBERTY CAP VARIETY. S-14. RARITY-5.
In 1793, Jean-Pierre Blanchard took off from Philadelphia in the first gas balloon flight in the Western Hemisphere. Watching the flight were some of the most recognizable names of the day, including the six presidents George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. Could this 1793 Wreath cent have been among the presidents as they watched in probable amazement?