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    1832 Half Cent, MS66 Brown
    C-1, Among Finest Certified
    Remarkably Smooth Surfaces

    1832 1/2 C C-1, B-1, R.2, MS66 Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. Uncommonly unabraded surfaces are the hallmark of this magnificent Premium Gem. The obverse is mostly mahogany-brown with hints of steel-gray on the cheek and other high points. The reverse is rose-red with blues of gunmetal-blue. The strike is intricate with the exception of the N in CENT. Carbon is confined to a minuscule fleck northwest of star 11. As of (9/20), PCGS has yet to certify any 1832 cents as Red. 15 pieces have been certified as Red and Brown by PCGS, none above the MS65 level. PCGS has graded two Cohen-1 coins and one Cohen-3 example as MS66 Brown, with no others at or above that grade (9/20). At the MS66 level, CAC lists three coins as MS66 Brown with none finer (9/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 222Y, Variety PCGS# 35273, Base PCGS# 1159)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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    October
    30th Friday
    Auction Dates
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