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    1848 N-2 Coronet Large Cent, MS67 Brown
    Glowing Surfaces, Faint Traces of Red Still Visible

    1848 1C MS67 Brown NGC. N-2, High R.1. Grellman Die State d, a late state with a number of fine reverse die cracks. This example with broadly repunched 18 on the obverse has richly luminous surfaces that are primarily blue-brown, though violet-rose elements are visible at the margins, particularly on the reverse, and a spot of truer "brown" within the E of CENT. In terms of the NGC Census Report, only a single MS67 Red and Brown example trumps this MS67 Brown coin, which is itself the sole coin certified at that level (6/12). Our EAC grade MS63.
    Ex: Henry T. Hettger; McCawley & Grellman/Superior (6/1998), lot 582; R.S. Brown, Jr.; McCawley & Grellman/Superior (6/2002), lot 497; Goldberg Pre-Long Beach (2/2011), lot 262.(Registry values: N1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 226E, PCGS# 1883)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2012
    12th-15th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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