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    1895 Cent, PR65 Red Cameo
    Sole CAC-Endorsed Example

    1895 1C PR65 Red Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Perfection 2. Red Cameo proof cents are rare for the popular 1895 date, and coins with overt contrast between the frosted devices and reflective fields always bring a premium. Remarkably few proofs qualify for the Cameo distinction. This attractive Red example displays strong contrast, with attractive orange centers framed by traces of cherry-red at the rims. A strong strike covers the motifs, while a few cloudy specs and a tiny mark beneath the D in UNITED are noted. CAC reports this sole example as the only Red Cameo proof in any grade with the green CAC endorsement. PCGS population: 6 in 65 Cameo, 1 finer (1/16).
    From The Perfection 1 & 2 Collections, Part 2.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22AH, PCGS# 82374)

    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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    February, 2016
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