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    1856 Half Cent, PR64 Brown
    Very Rare Breen-1 Variety

    1856 1/2 C PR64 Brown PCGS. B-1, R.7. Large die lump on the I of UNITED. Most proof 1856 half cents are from a different reverse die (B-3) with doubling on CENT and the ribbon. The present sharply struck specimen has excellent eye appeal. The obverse displays substantial faded red along with blushes of olive-brown. The reverse is lime-green with occasional hints of cobalt-blue and lavender. Our EAC grade PR60.
    From The Teich Family Collection.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 26ZX, PCGS# 1329)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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