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    Sharply Struck Near-Gem Proof 1861 Cent

    1861 1C PR64 PCGS. This is a well-struck almond-tan survivor from the proof mintage, an unknown quantity but estimated at 1,000 coins. The strike is excellent on this piece, with all feather tips sharp and four diamonds visible on the ribbon, but a sprinkling of flecks appears in the obverse fields. The reverse is relatively unperturbed. Population: 54 in 64, 20 finer (7/10).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229B, PCGS# 2256)

    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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    August, 2010
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