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    1888 MS 65 Red NGC. We suggest that Indian Head collectors strongly consider making this piece their representative of the Mint's 1888 delivery. The fire-red faces display neither contact marks nor the typically encountered carbon spots. Although we report slight striking softness on the feather tips and lowest curl, this piece is clearly above average for the series. It is difficult for us to imagine a nicer bronze cent. (NGC ID# 228G, PCGS# 2168)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & Zinc


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