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    1859 Transitional Indian Cent
    Judd-228, MS65

    1859 P1C Indian Cent, Judd-228, Pollock-272, Snow-PT4, R.1, MS65 PCGS. A transitional pattern that combines the issued 1859 Indian Head cent obverse with the Shield Reverse that was first issued for commerce in 1860. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge. The surfaces are bright with even "white" color, the original appearance of copper-nickel cents, thus the name "white cents." Fully struck.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29C8, PCGS# 11932)


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