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    1857 Small Cent, MS65

    1857 1C MS65 PCGS. CAC. Including the famous 1856 issue, which many numismatists consider patterns, the Flying Eagle cent was only produced for three years. The 1857 issue enjoyed a large mintage of more than 17 million pieces, but most examples seen are in circulated grades. Gems are scarce and finer specimens are quite rare. This delightful Gem is well-detailed and lustrous, with copper-gold surfaces that show a few microscopic carbon specks.
    From The Jim O'Neal Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 226P, PCGS# 2016)

    Weight: 4.70 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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