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    Description

    1859 PR 64 PCGS. The surfaces glitter with reflectivity and there is a hazy overlay of light tan on top of the basic rose and golden color of the coin. A few small specks of carbon are noted on each side. An important and underrated one-year proof type, one of just 800 pieces reportedly struck, of which far fewer are known today.

    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
    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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