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    1863 Indian Cent, Judd-300, R.6, PR 64. Regular dies for the Indian cent and struck in copper-nickel, but with a reeded edge. The reeded edge was possibly applied to combat fear of counterfeiting or had some connection with hoarding during the Civil War. Other advanced nations that adopted nickel alloy coinage in this era used protective edge devices, including Belgium's innovative copper-nickel 5 and 10-centime pieces with an early security edge. Reeding was never adopted for regular U.S. cents, making this a perennially popular, unusually rare, and sought-after type. The piece displays nearly mark-free surfaces with light steely-gold luster. (PCGS# 60300)

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    July, 1993
    28th-31st Wednesday-Saturday
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