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    Awesome Superb Gem Proof 1897 Indian Cent PR68

    1897 1C PR68 Red and Brown PCGS. Beautiful cherry-red and mint-green toning appears over each side, in a variegated fashion. The fields are watery and deeply reflective, and the design elements are crisply defined by a razor-sharp strike. An awesome and conditionally rare Superb Gem, one of the few proof Indian cents ever to be graded at PR68 by PCGS, and one of only two 1897s to achieve the PR68 grade level (the other is a Cameo specimen). Population: 1 in 68, 0 finer (7/06).
    From The Tigard Oregon Small Cent Collection.(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22AK, PCGS# 2379)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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    September, 2006
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