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    1887 Cent, PR66 Red and Brown
    Attractive Color

    1887 1C PR66 Red and Brown PCGS. CAC. Radiant colors appear over each side, including rose-violet, copper-orange, blue, and green. The eye appeal and technical quality are exceptional. Rick Snow explains that this issue is elusive despite a relatively high mintage of 2,960 proofs. He adds, "The 1887 ... is very tough in full red." Indeed, the certified population bears that out. Population: 12 in 66 (1 in 66+) Red and Brown, 5 finer, including Red coins. CAC: 5 in 66, 1 finer (9/17).(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22A9, PCGS# 2349)

    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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    November, 2017
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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