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    1850 Unperforated Cent in Copper
    Judd-122 Restrike
    PR66+ Red and Brown

    1850 P1C One Cent, Judd-122 Restrike, Pollock-137, High R.7, PR66+ Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Franklin Peale's design for an annular (ring-form) pattern cent, which was modeled after Christian Gobrecht's gold dollar pattern of 1836. The obverse has CENT above the hole, the date below, and two rosettes, one on each side. The reverse shows USA above and the alleged alloy of billon listed below: ONE TENTH SILVER. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Struck from a broken state of the dies, and as such considered a restrike. However, very few pieces are known. Approximately equal parts of cherry-red and deep blue patina are seen over each side of this vibrant, upper-end pattern.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2989, PCGS# 11525)


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