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    Spectacular 1864 Bronze No L Cent, PR64 Red

    1864 1C Bronze No L PR64 Red NGC. 1864 was a transitional year for Indian Head cents, and the new bronze issues replaced the heavier and hoarded copper-nickel cents. Bright orange and red patina graces the surface of this scarce specimen. Moderate cameo contrast is apparent between the highly reflective orange fields and the magenta and lilac devices. This sharply struck specimen shows only a couple of grade-defining contact marks. Roughly 150 proofs were struck. (Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229F, PCGS# 2278)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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

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    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 2008
    30th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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