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    1868 Indian Cent, PR66 Red Cameo
    Tied for the Finest Certified Cameo Proof

    1868 1C PR66 Red Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Perfection 2. The reverse is rotated about 170° from standard coin turn. Richard Snow reports that rotation is found on about 15% of all proofs. This amazing Premium Gem Cameo proof exhibits brilliant orange mint color with only the slightest mellowing. The fields are fully and deeply mirrored and the devices are frosty and fully lustrous with exquisite design details. Many of the 1868 proofs are reported with streaky toning but that is not the case here, as this pristine example has splendid orange surfaces. The sole CAC-endorsed coin at the PR66 Red level or finer. PCGS Population: 3 in 66 Red Cameo, 0 finer (11/15).
    From The Perfection 1 & 2 Collections, Part 1.(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.

    View all of [The Perfection 1 & 2 Collections, Part 1 ]

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    January, 2016
    6th-11th Wednesday-Monday
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