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    Gorgeous 1864 Bronze No L Cent, PR65 Red Cameo

    1864 1C Bronze No L PR65 Red Cameo PCGS. This one-off issue of an estimated 300 proofs presents numerous challenges. As recounted by Richard Snow in his A Guide Book of Flying Eagle and Indian Head Cents, "This issue is found mostly brown or with very little red present. ... Full red examples are very difficult to find and are very expensive. Examples with cameo contrast are extremely rare and are usually priced with a significant premium."
    This remarkable coin combines excellent preservation, fully Red surfaces, and strong cameo contrast. Lightly frosted, pale copper-gold devices cede to deeper copper-orange mirrors that show occasional traces of ruby. Immensely appealing and of high importance to the proof Indian cent aficionado. Population: 4 in 65 Red Cameo, 1 finer (6/08).
    From the Estate of Robert R. Rollins Collection, Part Three.(Registry values: P7)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229F, PCGS# 82278)

    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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    Jul-Aug, 2008
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