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    1894 Indian Cent, PR66 Red Cameo
    Exceptional Contrast

    1894 1C PR66 Red Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Perfection 2. The proof 1894 Indian cents are frequently seen with excellent mirrors, and usually with substantial amounts of original orange mint color, such as the piece that is offered here. This Premium Gem Red Cameo proof has brilliant orange color with a crescent of violet toning at the lower obverse and upper reverse. Cameo contrast is infrequently encountered on the 1894, and this piece has exceptional field-to-device contrast. Pristine surfaces are almost entirely void of contact marks. Just two CAC-endorsed proofs exist in PR66 (one in Red and Brown, and one in Red) with no finer CACs for 1894. PCGS population: 2 in 66 Red Cameo, 1 finer (11/15).
    From The Perfection 1 & 2 Collections, Part 1.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22AG, PCGS# 82371)

    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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