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    Choice Proof 1859 Laurel Wreath Cent

    1859 1C PR64 PCGS. A radiant golden-brown near-Gem that offers glimpses of sea-green color in the fields. The strike is needle-sharp. Although Mint State examples of this popular one year type are admittedly common, proofs are a different matter altogether. Only 800 pieces are reported as struck, and the scarcity of unimpaired survivors suggests the actual production was close to this quantity.(#2247) (Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2299, PCGS# 2247)

    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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    July, 2004
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