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    Extremely Rare Proof 1842 Small Date Coronet Cent, N-1 Die Marriage

    1842 1C PR63 Brown PCGS. Small Date. N-1. The Small Date 1842 Cent is scarcer than its Large Date counterpart as a business strike. The present representative is one of only six Small Date proofs traced (per Breen, 1988). Easily identifiable by a small spot in the left obverse field below Liberty's chin, the surfaces are mostly toned with variegated brown coloration. A few hints of original mint red luster are evident on the obverse, but only at certain angles. Both sides are sharply struck and only kept from a higher grade by a couple of wispy contact marks on the obverse. (NGC ID# 272P, PCGS# 1955)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
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