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    Gem Quality 1839 Booby Head (N-11) Cent

    1839 1C Booby Head MS65 Brown NGC. N-11. This smooth Gem is sharply impressed over the central devices, especially Liberty's portrait on the obverse. The peripheries are a little more softly impressed, but this feature does not detract from the pristine, glossy-brown surfaces. A few tinges of olive iridescence are noted in the center of the reverse. Certainly one of the finest certified examples of this popular transitional variety. Population: 6 in 65, with a mere two finer (8/01). (NGC ID# 225Z, PCGS# 1751)

    Weight: 10.89 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2001
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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