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    1836 N-1 Cent, PR63 Red and Brown
    One-Sided Proof Obverse/Mint State Reverse

    1836 1C PR63 Red and Brown PCGS. N-1, R.7 as a Proof. Our EAC Grade PR63/MS63. The obverse of this one-sided proof is mirrored with light brown toning over pale orange mint color, showing hints of blue on the cheek. The reverse has a satiny blend of light olive and blue toning over faded mint color. A pleasing one-sided proof with a small lamination defect at the base of the 1.

    Variety: Newcomb-1. Noyes Die State B/B. The obverse has a crack from star 5 to LI, through the head, and continuing to star 8. The reverse has a crack from the border over the first A, to the tops of TES, and the rim over OF. Another crack begins at the top of the F to the rim over AM.

    Population Data (5/14): In addition to this piece, PCGS has certified one other proof that is graded PR65 Red and Brown. NGC has certified four submissions that are graded PR62 Red and brown, PR64 Red and Brown (2), and PR66 Brown.

    Heritage Commentary: Denis Loring's proof notes record one full proof and five others that are each described as one-sided proofs. The six proof examples include the Sheldon-Clarke-Naftzger coin, the Norweb proof, this example, one in the second Robinson S. Brown, Jr. sale, the piece that appeared in New Netherlands' 56th sale, and one in the Smithsonian Institution.

    Provenance: William Beaver Chamberlin (Harmer Rooke Numismatics, Ltd., 8/1987), lot 51; J.R. Frankenfield (Superior, 2/2001), lot 1113; Anthony Terranova (4/23/2004).(Registry values: P3)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 272H, PCGS# 1806)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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