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    Appealing 1859 Cent, PR65 Cameo NGC

    1859 1C PR65 Cameo NGC. As a one-year-only proof variety, the 1859 cent faces added demand from type collectors. Few of the estimated 800 examples produced could match the eye appeal of this Gem. The lemon-gold obverse fields have a trace of orange, while the reverse has pale copper coloration. Boldly struck and well-preserved with undeniable contrast. Census: 5 in 65 Cameo, 4 finer (3/07).(Registry values: P6)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2299, PCGS# 82247)

    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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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
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