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    Gem Proof 1875 Indian Cent
    Rare Cameo Example With Red Surfaces

    1875 1C PR65 Red Cameo PCGS. Only 700 proof Indian cents were struck in 1875, and Rick Snow notes, "Full Red examples are rare. Cameo examples are prohibitively rare." This well-struck Gem defies Snow's rule on both counts, exhibiting fiery orange-red surfaces and reflective fields that contrast boldly with the frosty devices. No mentionable defects are present, except a tiny planchet flaw (as struck) above Liberty's necklace. This piece is currently tied with just two other 1875 Indian cents as the finest-known Cameo examples at PCGS (12/12).(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 229U, PCGS# 82314)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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