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    1858 Small Letters Cent, MS66+
    Scarcer of the Two Types in High Grade
    Tied for Finest Certified, CAC Endorsed

    1858 1C Small Letters MS66+ PCGS. CAC. Low Leaves Reverse. The Small Letters variant is technically a one-year design type, although it is not always collected as such. The 1858 mintage was about evenly with the Large Letters variant, from a total mintage of more than 24 million pieces. Both the Small Letters and Large Letters types are scarce in Gem or finer grades. This Plus-graded Premium Gem has CAC endorsement and is tied for finest at either PCGS or NGC. Smooth and lustrous reddish-gold surfaces offer great eye appeal, enhanced by a needle-sharp strike. Population (Small Letters varieties): 6 in 66+, 0 finer. CAC: 5 in 66, 0 finer (2/20).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2279, PCGS# 2020)

    Weight: 4.70 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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

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    April, 2020
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