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    1858 Flying Eagle Cent, PR63
    Large Letters, Snow-PR1

    1858 1C Large Letters PR63 PCGS. Snow-PR1. Snow estimates a mintage of 100 1858 Large Letters proof cents. He writes: "These have deep mirrors and needle sharp strikes -- unmistakable as proofs. ... I would estimate that about 50 examples exist today." This Select proof displays flashy bronze-gold surfaces with reflective fields and lightly frosted motifs. Contact is trivial. An important offering from the first year of publicly available proof coinage.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 227C, PCGS# 2042)

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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

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    December, 2019
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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