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    1861 Cent, Near-Gem Proof
    Short-Lived Copper-Nickel Series

    1861 1C PR64 PCGS. A charming copper-nickel cent from the second of five such proof issues with the Oak Wreath reverse. Distinctive peach and lavender hues give both sides considerable vibrancy, though a few flyspecks on the reverse, most visibly above the ON of ONE, contribute to the grade. Population: 64 in 64, 25 finer (11/14).(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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    January, 2015
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