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    1864 Bronze No L Cent
    Gem Red and Brown Example

    1864 1C Bronze No L PR65 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. Accurate mintage records for the bronze No L 1864 proof cent are not known to exist, though estimates range from just 150 pieces (the Guide Book) to 300 examples (Rick Snow). Whatever the case, the issue is one of the keys to the proof Indian cent series, and is scarcely seen with remaining Red color. This Gem representative is boldly struck throughout, with shades of cherry-red and bronze-gold over each side. The strike is full and the preservation is excellent. The obverse exhibits pleasing field-motif contrast, though the reverse is bit too deeply toned to warrant a Cameo designation from NGC. Census: 22 in 65 (1 in 65 Red and Brown, 1 in 65+ )(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229F, PCGS# 2277)

    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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