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    1869 Indian Cent, MS66 Red and Brown NGC

    1869 1C MS66 Red and Brown NGC. A popular early Indian cent and a challenging one as well with any amount of original red remaining. This piece shows perhaps half of the original orange-red mint luster with the remainder of the coin faded red that has now mostly turned brown. Sharply struck throughout with heavy die striations on the reverse. Die clashed and showing several peripheral die cracks on the obverse. Census: 30 in 66, 0 finer (8/06).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 227T, PCGS# 2095)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & Zinc


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-16th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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