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    1877 Indian Cent, MS65 Red and Brown
    Only Three Numerically Finer Coins at PCGS

    1877 1C MS65 Red and Brown PCGS. CAC. The 1877 Indian cent is the rarest and most sought-after business-strike issue of the series, from a mintage of just 852,500 pieces. The 1877 is actually even more difficult to locate than the small production total suggests, and the low survival rate has caused some numismatists to speculate that some of the coins in the reported mintage were actually dated 1876.
    The present coin is a delightful Gem example of this low-mintage key, with sharply detailed design elements and lightly marked original red surfaces that show a few hints of light brown. Vibrant mint luster adds to the outstanding visual appeal. Population: 59 in 65 (1 in 65+) Red and Brown, 3 finer (11/12).
    From The Teich Family Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 2284, PCGS# 2128)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & Zinc


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