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    Scarce, Semi-Key 1872 Indian Cent, MS 65 Red and Brown

    1872 1C MS 65 Red and Brown NGC. The 1872 is a scarcer issue, the second most difficult from the decade of the 1870s. In the past, it has even been subject to hoarding with one collector (whose initials are C.H.) hoarding XF-MS 62 pieces for many years. The striking details on this piece are remarkably strong with almost complete definition on the upper feathers of the headdress. Much of each side has now taken on a deeper brown patina, but portions of bright mint red are still present around the devices and in the fields. An important coin for the collector. (NGC ID# 227W, PCGS# 2104)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & Zinc


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