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    1859 Cent, Sharply Struck PR65
    A One-Year Design Type

    1859 1C PR65 PCGS. The 1859 proof Indian cent, from an estimated mintage of 800 pieces, is always in heavy demand as a one-year design type. Semiluminous copper-gold surfaces display hints of blue and crimson. The design elements are sharply struck, including crisp delineation on the feather tips and diamonds. Neither side reveals mentionable contacts or spots. Population: 58 in 65 (1 in 65+), 22 finer (3/14).(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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    April, 2014
    23rd-27th Wednesday-Sunday
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