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    1859 Indian Cent, Ornamental Shield
    Judd-227, Copper-Nickel, MS64

    1859 P1C Indian Cent, Judd-227, Pollock-271, Low R.6, MS64 PCGS. A regular 1859-dated cent die was mated with a pattern reverse die displaying a small ornamental shield between the upper points of an oak wreath. ONE CENT, in two lines, fills the central design area. Struck in copper-nickel with a reeded edge. Judd-227 is encountered in both proof and business strike format with approximately equal rarity. The obverse is light tan while the reverse is apricot-gold. A few small spots are scattered over each side. (NGC ID# 29C6, PCGS# 11931)

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