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    1859 1C MS65 PCGS. Always in demand by type and first-year date collectors, the 1859 copper-nickel cents represent a one-year type that ensures its ongoing popularity. This Gem example displays fire-orange borders and orange-tan centers. Marks are minimal, nor are there any bothersome carbon flecks. A single pinpoint dot of deeper toning exists below N in ONE. Scarce at the MS65 level, and rare any finer.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 227E, PCGS# 2052)

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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