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Choice Red Uncirculated 1857 Half Cent

1857 1/2 C MS64 Red NGC. C-1, B-1, R.2. The final date of the denomination, as the half cent (as well as the Large cent) was obsoleted in favor of the copper-nickel Flying Eagle small cent. 1857 is a scarcer date, and the mintage of 35,180 pieces is the smallest of any business strike Coronet half cent. This brick-red near-Gem has a reasonable strike and an especially clean reverse. The obverse and reverse fields exhibit numerous small carbon flecks. EAC 63.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 26Z3, PCGS# 1241)

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August, 2006
13th-14th
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