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    Attractive 1891 Cent, PR66 Red and Brown
    The Walter H. Childs Specimen

    1891 1C PR66 Red and Brown NGC. Ex: Childs Collection. Bright orange and lilac fields highlight the light tan motifs on this Premium Gem cent, and an attentive strike sharpens the design features. Nicely preserved throughout. The August 1999 Bowers and Merena catalog (lot 63) indicates that this coin is believed to have been purchased from the Mint by Walter H. Childs.(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22AD, PCGS# 2361)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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    May-Jun, 2008
    28th-2nd Wednesday-Monday
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