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    1826 C-1, B-1 Half Cent
    MS64 Red and Brown

    Extremely Rare with Mint Color

    1826 1/2 C C-1, B-1, R.1, MS64 Red and Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Eliasberg. Breen Die State IV, Manley Die State 4.0, with cracks from the bust to stars 1 and 2, but with the die file lines over the head polished away in this die state. PCGS and NGC have certified a total of 229 half cents dated 1826, and only six of those coins are designated Red and Brown, with no Red pieces at either service. This example is tied for the finest certified with the Red and Brown designation. Considerable mint red remains on both sides of this attractive chocolate and steel-brown example that exhibits three small corrosion spots on the reverse. Our EAC grade MS63.
    Ex: Henry Blair Collection; Charles Steigerwalt (10/14/1896); John H. Clapp; Clapp Estate (via Stack's, 1942); Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.; Eliasberg Estate (Bowers and Merena, 5/1996), lot 439.
    From The Red Headed Copper Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 222U, Variety PCGS# 35253, Base PCGS# 1145)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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    August, 2018
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