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    1839 Booby Head Cent, MS64 Red and Brown
    N-14, Lustrous and Sharp

    1839 1C Booby Head, N-14, R.3, MS64 Red and Brown PCGS. Patchy areas of orange luster visit the reddish-brown surfaces of this Choice Booby Head cent. Lacking an outer berry under TED of UNITED and without a line beneath CENT, the N-14 is the sole Booby Head with a center dot on the reverse between ONE and CENT. A glossy and appealing example with high rims and a sharp strike, the present near-Gem is struck from a late die state with a bold die crack along the tops of STATES OF A, with minor microgranularity visible on both sides with a lens. Our EAC grade MS62.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 225Z, Variety PCGS# 37256, Base PCGS# 1752)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
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