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    Full Red MS64 1857 Half Cent

    1857 1/2 C MS64 Red PCGS. Final year of issue for the denomination, this is an excellent type coin that displays even red luster over each side with just a touch of deeper color in the center of the obverse. Sharply defined throughout with strong definition in the centers as well as around the peripheries. Kept from a full Gem grade by the presence of a carbon spot next to the denticles at 10 o'clock on the obverse.
    From the Mark Van Deusen Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26Z3, PCGS# 1241)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2003
    26th-28th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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