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    Exceptional Full Red Proof 1877 Cent

    1877 1C PR66 Red PCGS. This lovely coin would be worthy of a premium bid even if it were not an 1877. The surfaces have a light, bright pinkish-orange coloration that is most attractive and is just the color a collector would seek on a later date proof type coin. The fact that this is an 1877 makes it quite an extraordinary opportunity for the date collector. The fields are well mirrored and the design elements show pinpoint definition throughout. Close examination with a magnifier reveals a few tiny specks of carbon--the only surface distraction on this magnificent proof. Population: 11 in 66, 2 finer (6/01).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229W, PCGS# 2320)

    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
    August, 2001
    8th-11th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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