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    1856 Flying Eagle Cent, Snow-9, PR53
    Attractive, Original Patina

    1856 1C Snow-9 PR53 PCGS. Designated a proof by PCGS but showing light circulation wear, as is often seen with the Snow-9 variety. This is an attractive representative of the first-year key to the Flying Eagle cent series. Both sides have toned in pleasing honey-brown and olive shades. The proof surface is no longer evident (indeed, the coin looks like a business strike), but the devices, although lightly rubbed, are boldly defined throughout. This is a remarkably distraction-free coin for the grade, ideal for the collector seeking a problem-free circulated example of this sought-after issue.
    Ex: Santa Clara Signature (Heritage, 11/2001), lot 5161.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 147890, Base PCGS# 2037)

    Weight: 4.70 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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