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1844 1/2 C ORIGINAL, RB

1997 F.U.N. Signature Sale #165

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 9, 1997
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Location: Orlando, FL
Description:
1844 Original Proof Half-Cent
1844 Original PR 63 Red and Brown PCGS. One of just 16 or so proofs struck and distinguished from most prooflike business strikes by a lack of die clashing. The surfaces are razor sharp in their detail and the fields show abundant copper-red and muted-brown patination with lovely blue accents at the margins. This is the only example thus far certified by PCGS (10/96). Exceedingly rare. (PCGS# 1273)

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