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    Premium Quality Gem 1899 Cent, Proof Format

    1899 1C PR66 Red PCGS. Eagle Eye Photo Seal. There are die lumps (as produced) on the digits in the date, a feature that Rick Snow (1992) suggests may be the result of a rusted date punch. One would need a loupe to see these lumps, and such careful inspection is also required to reveal any distracting blemishes. The golden-orange features are powerfully impressed, fully lustrous, and appreciably reflective in the fields.
    From the Joseph P. Gorrell Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22AM, PCGS# 2386)

    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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    January, 2003
    8th-11th Wednesday-Saturday
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