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    1877 Cent, Red and Brown Gem
    Eye-Appealing Series Key

    1877 1C MS65 Red and Brown PCGS. The famously low-mintage 1877 Indian cent is the Philadelphia key to the series, and high-grade examples enjoy perpetual demand. This strikingly patterned Red and Brown Gem is sure to be many a numismatist's "dream coin," though of course only one bidder can win it. Rich blue-brown and violet shadings occupy roughly half of the surface area with fresh copper-gold and orange hues gracing the rest. A partial woodgrain effect is noted in places such as the upper-right obverse and lower-right reverse. A shallow hidden scrape in the left obverse field below the A in STATES contributes to the grade, but the arm's-length eye appeal for both sides is magnificent. Population: 87 in 65 (1 in 65+) Red and Brown, 7 finer (7/19).
    Ex: Chicago Signature (Heritage, 8/2013), lot 5519.
    From The Jona Collection. (Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2284, PCGS# 2128)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & Zinc


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

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    September, 2019
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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