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    (1853) Small Cent in Copper-Nickel
    Judd-151c, PR66+

    (1853) P1C Pattern Cent, Judd-151c, Pollock-180, R.7, PR66+ PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. Cent patterns were struck in 1853 in an effort to replace the cumbersome "large" cents then in circulation. On the Judd-149 through -151 pieces, the obverse is adapted from quarter eagle dies while the reverse has ONE CENT inside a laurel wreath. The Judd-151b, c, and d pieces are struck from an unfinished obverse die with dentils around the border, but no lettering or motifs. The reverse is the same as on the Judd-149 through -151 patterns. The Judd-151 pieces were struck in a 40% nickel, 60% copper composition with a plain edge. Light bronze-gold surfaces are smooth with violet and fire-orange accents. A great example of this seldom-encountered small cent pattern.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 62413)

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

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