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    Appealing 1858 Small Letters Cent, Snow-PR2, PR65
    Tied for Finest Certified at PCGS

    1858 1C Small Letters PR65 PCGS. Snow-PR2, Snow-PT9. A pair of small raised diagonal die lines crosses through the bottom serif of the 1 in the date and thence to the denticles below. The last A in AMERICA is nearly filled in. On the reverse a tiny diagonal die line appears in the denticles below the right end of the ribbon. The reverse is rotated about 30 degrees clockwise with respect to the obverse. The mellow tan-gold surfaces show considerable cameo contrast, although unnoted by PCGS, and the eye appeal is generous. With Eagle Eye Photo Seal. Tied with a few other pieces at PCGS for top grade honors.
    From the Estate of Robert R. Rollins Collection, Part Three.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 227D, PCGS# 2043)

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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