1858 P1C Indian Cent, Judd-211, Pollock-262, R.4, PR65 PCG...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1858 Indian Cent in Copper-Nickel
1858 P1C Indian Cent, Judd-211, Pollock-262, R.4, PR65
Judd-211, Centered Date, PR65
Ex: Simpson. The obverse is similar to the issued Indian cent, but dated 1858. The reverse is similar to the issued 1860 cent reverse, except there is no shield between the ends of the oak wreath. This is the centered date, broad bust point variant, thus the Pollock-262 designation. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge. The mirrored fields display surprisingly deep mirrored reflectivity and the devices are noticeably contrasted. Warm reddish patina is seen over each side in equal amounts.
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29BT, PCGS# 11893)
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