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    1839 Cent, N-8, MS64 Brown
    Petite Head of 1840

    1839 1C Petite Head of 1840, N-8, R.1, MS64 Brown PCGS. CAC. The Head of 1840 Large cent is a sought-after type that begins the short set of Braided Hair coins. This is a gorgeous example with shimmering luster over glossy, steel-blue and medium brown surfaces. Accents of powder-blue, mint-green, and gold enhance the appeal. Strongly defined on the portrait and wreath with softness on the stars and reverse rims. The obverse shows a couple of minor ticks. Our EAC grade MS62. Population: 20 in 64 Brown, 7 finer. CAC: 5 in 64, 1 finer (1/17). (NGC ID# 2265, Variety PCGS# 37265, Base PCGS# 1817)

    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
    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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