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    Extraordinary 1859 Cent, PR65 Ultra Cameo
    The Only Certified Ultra Cameo Proof

    1859 1C PR65 Ultra Cameo NGC. Splashes of orange-gold toning grace the light tan surfaces of this glittering Gem proof. Both sides exhibit amazing contrast with bold design definition that is completely delineated. This is one of the finest, most eye-appealing examples of the 1859 Indian cent that we have ever handled. While we have offered several higher numerical grade proofs, this is the only Ultra Cameo proof 1859 cent we have ever offered. In fact, it is the only Ultra Cameo proof 1859 cent that has ever been certified by NGC or PCGS, regardless of grade. As the first year of issue, it is in great demand from type and date collectors, and this piece ranks as one of the most important Indian cents ever to cross the auction block.(Registry values: P6)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2299, PCGS# 92247)

    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
    March, 2009
    28th-31st Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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