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    Multicolor PR66 ★ 1860 Cent

    1860 1C PR66 ★ NGC. The Rounded Bust variety, as are all proof 1860 Indian cents. Proof 1860 cents are rarer than their 1,000-piece mintage might suggest, since approximately 450 sets were melted or released into circulation due to poor sales (Richard Snow, 2006). Copper-gold, crimson, and sky-blue patina adorn the well cared-for surfaces of this lovely Premium Gem. The design elements are sharply struck. As of (12/10), this is the sole proof 1860 cent to receive the coveted Star designation from NGC.(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229A, PCGS# 2253)

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2011
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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