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    German Silver 1855 Flying Eagle Cent Pattern
    Judd-171A, PR53

    1855 E1C Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-171A, Pollock-196, Low R.7, PR53 NGC. An eagle flying left dominates the obverse, 13 stars are arranged around the periphery, the date 1855 is below. On the reverse, the denomination ONE CENT is centered within a laurel wreath, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is at the border. The NGC insert shows this piece to be struck in a mixture of 68% copper, 17% nickel, and 15% zinc (a variant of German silver). The weight is also given as 116.3 grains. Plain edge. The devices are softly struck on each side, and die clashing is also evident. Muted gray-golden color.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 11737)

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    October, 2009
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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