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    1868 Cent, PR65 Red Cameo
    Dramatic Color and Contrast

    1868 1C PR65 Red Cameo NGC. Beautiful copper-red color adorns both sides, each of which exhibits sharp design elements. This beautiful Gem proof is well-preserved throughout. The reverse is rotated to a nearly full medal turn, typical of the issue. Full Red proof 1868 cents are scarce with or without cameo contrast, as most seen are Red and Brown. Census: 2 in 65 Red Cameo, 0 finer (11/17).
    Ex: Houston Signature (Heritage, 12/2009), lot 90.
    From The Gaitros Collection of U.S. Coinage. (Registry values: P4)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229L, PCGS# 82293)

    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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    January, 2018
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