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    Lincoln Portrait 1866 Judd-488 Five Cent
    Bronze Pattern, PR64 Red and Brown

    1866 5C Five Cents, Judd-488, Pollock-576, High R.7, PR64 Red and Brown PCGS. Five-cent pattern with the head of Lincoln facing right, date below, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around most of the perimeter. The reverse features 5 CENTS in the center, surrounded by a laurel wreath, with the motto in small letters above. Struck in bronze with a plain edge. One of the most touching 19th century patterns, struck the year after the assassination of Lincoln. Strongly mirrored surfaces are pink-rose at the margins with cool blue-violet centers. Population: 1 in 64 Red and Brown, 0 finer (7/10).
    From The Bob Simpson Collection. (PCGS# 70684)


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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    August, 2010
    11th-15th Wednesday-Sunday
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