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    1831 N-3 Cent, PR64 Brown
    Medium Letters Reverse
    R.6 as a Proof

    1831 1C PR64 Brown NGC. N-3, R.6. Medium Letters. Olive-gold patina, sometimes tending toward the former and sometimes the latter, dominates the eye appeal of this Choice proof large cent. Between the central striking detail and the reflective nature of the fields, this is a no-questions proof, despite the striking softness visible at the obverse stars. There are several die diagnostics, including a leaning second 1 in the date and prominent recutting on the E in CENT. Excellent quality and eye appeal with only a few minor hairlines scattered in the fields. Our EAC grade PR60.
    Ex: Teletrade (4/1996), lot 108; Northeast Numismatics; Heritage; later, Bowers and Merena (1/2000), lot 19; San Diego Collection; later, Heritage (9/2009), lot 79.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 2263, PCGS# 1796)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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