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    Desirable Specimen Striking of the 1877 Indian Cent

    1877 1C PR64 Red and Brown NGC. Razor sharp in strike, as befits a proof, this partially lustrous specimen reveals orange-red luster beneath streaks of overlying glossy brown toning. The former color is more readily evident on the reverse, but both sides are equally free of distracting blemishes with appreciably reflective fields. This obviously important 1877 Cent is perhaps one or two tiny carbon flecks away from a full Gem rating.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229W, PCGS# 2319)

    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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    Auction Dates
    Feb-Mar, 2003
    27th-1st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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