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    1858 Ornamental Shield Indian Cent
    Judd-212, Lower Date Variant, PR62

    1858 P1C Indian Cent, Judd-212, Pollock-256, R.4, PR62 NGC. Similar to the Indian cent design as issued in 1860, but with a broad, ornamented shield at the top of the reverse. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge. The centered date, broad bust tip Pollock and Snow variant of Judd-212. There are two Pollock variants of the Judd-212; this one is Pollock-263 showing a low date. Not quite fully struck with some softness noted on the feather tips in the headdress. The fields are shallowly mirrored and each side shows small but individually insignificant contact marks.
    From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29BU, PCGS# 11895)


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    March, 2014
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