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    Extremely Rare (1860) John C. Breckinridge/President's House, Fuld-508/510Aa, MS63 Red and Brown

    (1860) John C. Breckinridge/President's House, Fuld-508/510Aa, MS63 Red and Brown ANACS. Copper, R.8 (5-10 known) according to Kanzinger (2002) and priced at $600 in MS60. This exuberant, pretty piece boasts strong eye appeal, a combination of its glowing sunset-orange peripheries framing blue-tinted centers, a sharp strike, and essentially no visible contact. Expect spirited bidding on this piece, especially from Civil War aficionados living in one of the many U.S. towns and cities named "Breckenridge" in memory of the unsuccessful 1860 presidential candidate John C. Breckinridge. Those include Colorado, Texas, Missouri, and Minnesota.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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