1842 BRAIDED HAIR 1C, LARGE DATE MS66 Brown
LARGE DATE. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
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1842 saw the Supreme Court case of Prigg v. Pennsylvania. The case determined that a Pennsylvania state law that no black person may be taken out of the state and placed into slavery overruled to Fugitive Slave Act. This 1842 cent, minted in Philadelphia, recalls this landmark decision.