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    Desirable MS66 1860 Pointed Bust Cent

    1860 1C Pointed Bust MS66 PCGS. FS-006.4. The Pointed Bust variant of the 1860 cent is substantially more elusive than the Rounded Bust design that replaced it. As grade increases, so does the gap in price between Pointed Bust and Rounded Bust pieces. While both issues are challenging in MS66, the Pointed Bust is the greater condition rarity, with just five pieces at that level graded by PCGS and only one coin finer (6/08). The present example is crisply detailed with four complete diamonds on the ribbon and strongly impressed feathers. Warmly lustrous copper-orange surfaces show rose and salmon tints. Only a tiny graze on the neck precludes an even finer designation.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 227F, PCGS# 2056)

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    Jul-Aug, 2008
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