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    Proof 1858 Flying Eagle Cent
    Small Letters, Low Leaves

    1858 1C Small Letters PCGS Genuine. Proof. Snow-PR4. Low Leaves Reverse. Closed E in ONE hubbed over an Open E in ONE. The PCGS number ending in .97 suggests Environmental Damage as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, this is a proof coin with Uncirculated details that has environmental damage. The obverse is unimpaired but the reverse has several small spots, mostly near ONE CENT and near the rim at 10 o'clock. Fully struck and toned orange-gold and apple-green.
    From The Teich Family Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 272W, PCGS# 2043)

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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    February, 2014
    3rd-5th Monday-Wednesday
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