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    1859 Laurel Wreath Indian Cent, PR66
    Unique Toning

    1859 1C PR66 PCGS. This glimmering proof has a distinctive two-faced appearance, showing mint-green and yellow-gold color on the obverse with a more traditional coppery-orange reverse. The strike is razor-sharp with modest cameo contrast. Scattered microscopic pepper specks are visible on the obverse under a loupe. The 1859 is a one-year type with the Laurel Wreath reverse. Population: 28 in 66, 1 finer; 8 in 66 Cameo, 0 finer (3/18).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2299, PCGS# 2247)

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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