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    1857 B-2 Half Cent, PR65 Brown
    Proof-Only Variety

    1857 1/2 C PR65 Brown PCGS, B-2, R.4. The reverse die had the T in CENT doubled, and it is the die that appears on the First Restrike half cents. That die was first used in 1856, and reused in 1857, suggesting that these 1857 half cents are "Originals" and all pre-1856 pieces using this die are "Restrikes." This piece is sharply defined with medium brown surfaces and excellent eye appeal. MRB PR60. Population: 2 in 65 Brown, 0 finer (11/11).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 26ZY, PCGS# 1332)

    Weight: 5.44 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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