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    High Quality Gem 1869 Proof Cent

    1869 1C PR 66 Red NGC. Frosty and lavender-pink in color, the boldly impressed devices contrast nicely with the more deeply colored fields. The luster is intact and, in the virtual absence of hairlines, the surfaces present an uncommonly pristine appearance for the issue. The scarcity of high quality business strike 1869 cents lends further importance to this pleasing proof survivor. Population: 5 in 66, with only 1 finer (11/00).
    From the Joshua Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229M, PCGS# 2296)

    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, 2001
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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