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    One of the Finest Certified Proof 1871 Indian Cents

    1871 1C PR65 Red PCGS. An elusive grade for the 1871 Indian Cent, and the finest that a collector could realistically hope to obtain for the proof delivery of this date. The moderately reflective fields form a splendid backdrop to sharp, fully brought up devices. Both features of the surfaces are fully lustrous with orange-red color than yields to cherry-red hues in the center of the reverse. Perhaps kept from an even higher grade by a few trivial carbon flecks, yet possessed of solid technical merits and strong eye appeal. Population: 29 in 65 Red, only 1 finer (1/03).
    From the Colburn Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229P, PCGS# 2302)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2003
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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