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    1855 Half Cent, MS66 Red and Brown
    C-1, Popular Type Coin

    1855 1/2 C C-1, B-1, R.1, MS66 Red and Brown NGC. A high-grade Braided Hair type coin. The 1855 is available with substantial remaining Red, but most such pieces are in lower Mint State grades than the present Premium Gem. As of (10/21), NGC has certified just four coins as MS66 Red and Brown with none finer. None are certified Red above the MS65+ level, and among Brown pieces, NGC has graded only a single example finer, as MS66+ Brown. This lustrous and smooth example shows ample cherry-red color, with blushes of cobalt-blue apparent on the obverse field near star 11 and the forehead. Our EAC grade MS63.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26YZ, Variety PCGS# 35334, Base PCGS# 1234)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2021
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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