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    1855 Flying Eagle Cent in German Silver
    Judd-171a, PR63

    1855 P1C Cent, Judd-171a, Pollock-196, R.7, PR63 PCGS. An eagle flying left dominates the obverse, 13 stars surround, and the date is below. On the reverse, the denomination ONE CENT is centered within a laurel wreath, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is at the border. Struck in German silver alloy with a plain edge. The specific alloy of this piece has been metallurgically tested and the results are: 67% copper, 13% zinc, and 20% nickel. The strike shows the usual softness on the extremities of the eagle and portions of the wreath, but is sharper than sometimes seen. The silver-gray surfaces are clashed and free from abrasions. A tiny spot is located beneath the beak.
    From The Tom & Jean Fore Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 11737)


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