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    1857 N-1 Large Date Cent, MS65 Red
    From the Pittman Collection
    The Finest Red 1857 Large Cent

    1857 1C Large Date, N-1, R.1, MS65 Red PCGS. CAC. Ex: Pittman. An impressive Gem, this final-year large cent exhibits brilliant orange mint color and excellent eye appeal. Housed in a green-label PCGS holder, this beauty hosts trivial spots that confirm the provenance. Slight mellowing of the color is evident on the reverse that has a few small splashes of light brown toning. Few examples of this last large cent issue survive with original mint red color. PCGS has certified only 10 Red examples from a total population of 1,400 submissions. This is the only MS65 Red with none finer (6/18). Our EAC grade MS65.
    Ex: John Jay Pittman (David Akers, 10/1997), lot 281.
    From The Red Headed Copper Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 226P, Variety PCGS# 389636, Base PCGS# 1930)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    14th-19th Tuesday-Sunday
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