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    Premium Gem Proof 1859 Indian Cent

    1859 1C PR66 PCGS. An extremely nice example of this popular one-year type coin, here sporting red-golden, pristine fields on each side. The strike is exceedingly bold, with full venation visible in all the leaves and every feather sharp up to its extremity. Official mintage records show that 800 pieces were produced of this issue. A small contact mark shows on the cheek, but much searching will be required to find a nicer example. Population: 21 in 66, 1 finer (9/06).(Registry values: N4719)

    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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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    24th-25th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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