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    Choice Proof 1877 Indian Cent

    1877 1C PR64 Red and Brown PCGS. The highly reflective fields are flashy and semi-prooflike. There do not appear to be any outwardly noticeable blemishes that would bar this coin from an even higher grade. Fully struck, as expected for a proof specimen, the lovely reddish-brown surfaces show light carbon, and a pair of partial fingerprint fragments, near the upper and lower obverse rims, respectively. The proof 1877 remains popular in part due to the scarcity of the business strike cent of the same year, especially in the higher grades of Mint State.(#2319) (Registry values: N2998)

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

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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