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    Restrike 1847 Proof Half Cent

    1847 1/2 C Restrike PR61 Red and Brown PCGS. B-3, Low R.6. One of approximately 16 coins known to Breen (1983), this reddish-brown example reveals modest reflectivity in the fields at certain angles. A few carbon spots are seen on both sides, and the obverse is noticeably hairlined--these being the grade-defining features. Still, the eye appeal is acceptable, and we have no complaints about the strike. An important bidding opportunity for the half cent specialist.
    From the Lynch Collection. (NGC ID# 26ZH, PCGS# 1294)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    August, 2001
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