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Important Proof 1844 Half Cent, Original Striking

1844 1/2 C Original PR63 Brown PCGS. B-1, R.6. Two proofs of this variety are impounded in museums (one in the ANS and the other in the Smithsonian), but Breen states that at least a dozen additional specimens are available to today's specialists. With minimally marked surfaces and a razor sharp strike, this coin possesses above average eye appeal for the Select grade. Rich copper-brown toning overlays both sides with a few swirls of reddish patina on the reverse. (NGC ID# 26ZA, PCGS# 1272)

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July, 2002
27th-30th
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