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1897 1C MS66 Red PCGS. Finer than the example in the ...

2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 8, 2003
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Location: Orlando, FL
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MS66 Red PCGS 1897 Cent, A High End Coin for the Grade
1897 1C MS66 Red PCGS. Finer than the example in the Gorrell Collection that we are also offering at the 2003 FUN Convention, this coin has the look, if not the technical quality of an even higher grade. Fulsome pink-red luster blankets both sides with a pleasingly frosted texture. The sharp strike is free of even the most trivial criticism, and the eye appeal is among the strongest that we have ever seen on a business strike 1897 Cent. Housed in a first generation PCGS holder, and an important bidding opportunity for the Registry Set collector. Population: 10 in 66 Red, just 1 finer (10/02). (NGC ID# 228S, PCGS# 2198)

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