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    Crisp 1886 Proof Indian Cent

    1886 1C Type One PR 66 Red PCGS. While many survivors of this issue exhibit streaky toning from an improperly mixed alloy, this coin is evenly colored in subdued orange-brown shades. There is some mottled haziness in the reverse field, but the surfaces are otherwise distraction-free. Of the 4,290 proof Indian cents produced this year, perhaps 1,800 were of the Type One variety. This coin is one of the six finest examples known to both major grading services (10/00).
    From the Joshua Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 272Z, PCGS# 2347)

    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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    January, 2001
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