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    1859 PR 66 NGC. This is a simply stunning proof survivor from the first year of this hardy and popular series. The boldness of impression extends to every feather tip and each leaf spine. The otherwise smoky-tan surfaces show intermingled olive highlights and bright crimson-orange undertones. As befits the grade, the placid faces exhibit no distractions. Population: 12 in 66, only 1 finer.

    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
    March, 2000
    2nd Thursday
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