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    Gem Proof 1864 Copper-Nickel Cent

    1864 1C Copper-Nickel PR65 PCGS. The prevalence of bronze Civil War tokens in circulation was noted by the U.S. government in 1864. Congress reacted by banning the passing of such pieces, and the Mint responded by changing the alloy of the cent from copper-nickel to bronze. The present intricately struck Gem features moderately mirrored fields and seamless pale rose-gold toning. Population: 41 in 65, 10 finer (9/06).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229E, PCGS# 2265)

    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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    October, 2006
    24th-25th Tuesday-Wednesday
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