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    Choice Proof Judd-228 Transitional
    1859 Shield Reverse Cent

    1859 P1C Indian Cent, Judd-228, Pollock-272, R.1, PR64 PCGS. Snow-PT4. The transitional Pointed Bust Type of 1860 but dated 1859. The reverse displays the oak wreath and shield design first struck for circulation on 1860 cents. Regular issue 1859 cents are sans shield and feature a laurel wreath. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge. A well struck Choice proof with partial wire rims. Contact marks are absent and no carbon is visible. The mildly subdued fields exhibit rose-red and lime-green tints. (NGC ID# 29C8, PCGS# 11934)

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