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    Elegant 1876 Cent, Red Gem Proof

    1876 1C PR65 Red PCGS. An amazing Red Gem struck during America's Centennial celebrations, an event that coincided and arguably presaged the elevated proof mintages seen in later proof Indian cent issues. Strong lemon-gold color dominates the obverse, while the upper fringes of that side and most of the reverse show a deeper peach hue. The surfaces never approach Red and Brown territory. Population: 20 in 65 Red, 8 finer (1/10).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229V, PCGS# 2317)

    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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    February, 2010
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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