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    Remarkable 1872 Cent
    PR66 Red and Brown

    1872 1C PR66 Red and Brown NGC. A remarkable Premium Gem example of this scarce proof issue. Light tan patina adorns the motifs that are nicely highlighted against the copper-gold fields that show occasional splashes of crimson and sky-blue. An attentive strike leaves strong definition on the design elements. Both sides are devoid of significant contacts or spots. Census: 8 in 66 Red and Brown, 0 finer (7/08).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229R, PCGS# 2304)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
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