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    1859 Indian Cent, PR65
    One-Year Design Type

    1859 1C PR65 PCGS. Struck in the second year after the Mint began marketing proof coinage for sale to collectors, the 1859 Indian Head cents have a pleasingly archaic look on the reverse, which the present well-contrasted coin sets off to full advantage. The obverse is a fairly consistent reddish-orange with reflective fields and frosted devices; the reverse has a similar appearance but adds tinges of pale blue. A gorgeous Gem striking. Population: 55 in 65 (1 in 65+), 20 finer (8/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2299, PCGS# 2247)

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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