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    1896 Cent in Aluminum
    Judd-1769, PR67 Cameo

    1896 1C Cent, Judd-1769, Pollock-1985, High R.6, PR67 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse displays a shield with 13 stripes, with the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM above and the date 1896 below. There are 13 stars at the border arranged seven left and six right, and the border is beaded. On the reverse, the denomination 1 CENT is centered within a curved olive sprig, with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA surrounding both. The reverse also has a beaded border. Struck in one of four different compositions of aluminum, with a plain edge. At least a dozen examples are known, according to USPatterns.com. Others exist in brass, bronze, and nickel alloys. This Superb Gem Cameo piece is totally brilliant, utterly unmarked, and starkly contrasted.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 534958)


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    November, 2020
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
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