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    Extremely Scarce 1821 Cent PR61 Brown

    1821 1C PR61 Brown NGC. N-1, High R.6 as a Proof. Boldly struck with pinpoint definition over the major design elements and somewhat subdued fields toned to a rich mahogany-brown. An old finger smudge can be detected to the left of the portrait. An elusive middle date proof, this is the first 1821 we have ever offered and one of just 12 to 15 pieces believed to exist. Over the past decade, only three specimens have crossed the auction block, most notably the extraordinary Pittman coin certified as PR66 Brown by NGC. EAC PR60. (NGC ID# 27N9, PCGS# 1623)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2006
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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