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    1862 Cent, PR66 Cameo
    The Type Coin for the Copper-Nickel Series

    1862 1C PR66 Cameo PCGS. Ex: Richard. Even though the mintage of 550 proofs is not substantially higher than other copper-nickel dates, the 1862 is the usual choice for type purposes. The original "white" color of the copper-nickel alloy has taken on a significant presence of reddish patina, deepening the surfaces overall. The fields are still brightly reflective, and there are only the slightest specks present, most of which are on the obverse.
    Ex: Richard Collection (Heritage, 1/2004), lot 4432, which realized $3,151.(Registry values: P3)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229C, PCGS# 82259)

    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, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
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