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    Red Gem Proof Copper Restrike
    1783 Washington Draped Bust Cent
    Baker-3, No Button, Engrailed Edge

    1783 COPPER Washington & Independence Cent, Draped Bust, No Button, Copper Restrike, Engrailed Edge PR65 Red NGC. Baker-3. A magnificent orange-red specimen with reflective fields and an exacting strike. Contact is absent, and carbon is inconsequential. Between NGC and PCGS, only four examples of this issue have been certified as full Red, and the present piece is the sole Gem. The obverse is rotated double struck, most apparent on the date. Listed on page 76 of the 2009 Guide Book.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2B6T, PCGS# 687)


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    December, 2009
    3rd-6th Thursday-Sunday
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