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    Rare 1841 Large Cent, PR 65 Red and Brown NGC

    1841 1C PR 65 Red and Brown NGC. Six examples of this rare, early proof issue surfaced in the 1903 Eavenson Sale (Chapman, 4/03) as part of a Mint official's collection. While it is unknown whether or not the present piece owes its existence to this collection, we are positive that it is among the finest examples available to today's collector. The surfaces exhibit mottled crimson-brown patina and considerable remaining luster. The central features are boldly defined and there are no distracting features. A small contact mark in the obverse field to the right of the date is, however, important for pedigree purposes. Population: 1 in 65, only 1 finer (2/00). (NGC ID# 226S, PCGS# 1953)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

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