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    Conditionally Rare 1886 Type One Indian Cent

    1886 1C Type One PR66 Red PCGS. This cherry-red Gem is possessed of razor sharp striking detail over all design elements. Shimmering reflectivity from the proof finish is readily evident, but neither side reveals any blemishes that would call into question the validity of the assigned grade. The 1886 Type One is the more common of the two variants of this proof Cent. The word "common," however, has little place in the description of a survivor at the PR66 Red grade level. Combined NGC and PCGS Population: 12 in 66 Red, none are finer (1/03).

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

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2003
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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