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    Choice Red Original 1841 Half Cent

    1841 1/2 C Original PR64 Red NGC. B-1, R.6. Breen Die State III, with a lengthy slender crack that connects stars 3 to 6 and approaches stars 2 and 7. The large berries differentiate the Original proofs from the First and Second Restrikes. A well struck and radiant salmon-pink and yellow-gold near-Gem. A small spot within the hair above RT and a few nearly imperceptible hairlines on the upper obverse field decide the grade. Census: 2 in 64 Red, 0 finer (1/07). EAC 64.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 26Z6, PCGS# 1256)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    February, 2007
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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