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Gem Proof 1856 Half Cent, Breen-3

1856 1/2 C PR65 Brown PCGS. B-3, R.4. The T in CENT is doubled, diagnostic for Breen-3. According to Breen's Encyclopedia of United States Half Cents, 200 proofs were struck on June 18, during the waning days of the half cent denomination. The present razor-sharp Gem is beautifully patinated electric-blue, with ruby-red blushes near the stars and legends. Faint parallel striations on the reverse field are as made. EAC PR60.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 26ZX, PCGS# 1329)

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March, 2006
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