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    1852 B-2 Half Cent, PR63 Brown
    First Restrike

    1852 1/2 C First Restrike PR63 Brown PCGS. CAC. B-2, High R.4. Possibly as many as 100 examples of this proof-only variety exist. Walter Breen rated the variety R.5 in his Half Cent Encyclopedia that was published 35 years ago. Called "a lovely iridescent proof" in the Wolfson catalog, this piece exhibits gold, olive, and blue toning on lightly mirrored surfaces with good eye appeal. Our EAC grade PR62. Population: 4 in 63 Brown, 8 finer (1/18).
    Ex: Samuel Wolfson Collection (Stack's, 5/1963), lot 39.
    From The Property of a Lady. (Variety PCGS# 35402, Base PCGS# 1317)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2018
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