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    1908-S Cent, Coruscating MS66 Red
    First Cent Branch-Mint Issue

    1908-S 1C MS66 Red PCGS. A small mintage of 1.1 million coins explains this branch mint issue's status as a semikey in the Indian Head cent series. Red Premium Gems are deceivingly rare, and only a single MS67 is reported at the two leading certification services combined. This tan-gold example has coruscating frost that heightens its appeal. The design elements show strong strike definition. Carbon spots appear on the shield and the E in ONE, while two small ticks near the tip of the bust are undoubtedly the sole barriers to an even loftier grade. Population: 48 in 66 (1 in 66+) Red, 1 finer (4/16).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2296, PCGS# 2234)

    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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    June, 2016
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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