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    1840 Half Cent, PR61 Red and Brown
    B-1 Original

    1840 1/2 C Original PR61 Red and Brown PCGS. B-1, R.5. Large berries in the reverse wreath identify the Original die pair. This Red and Brown proof displays satiny surfaces with deep amber-red patina. A few scattered flecks are not bothersome. There are few contact marks. Considerable strike softness occurs around portions of the borders, most notably on the lower-obverse and upper-reverse rims and the top of the wreath. The mint luster is satiny rather than deeply reflective. Our EAC grade PR45.(Registry values: P4)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26Z4, PCGS# 1249)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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