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    Rare Choice Proof 1848 Large Cents

    1848 1C PR64 Brown NGC. N-19, R.5. The 1848 Newcomb-19 cent is a proof-only die variety with possibly 35 to 40 examples known, at the high end. This example has an old scratch through Liberty's hair to the E on the headband, a parallel scratch from the R of LIBERTY into the hair behind Liberty's ear, and a third through her nose, mouth, and chin. These have obviously been there a long time as they are so well blended with the balance of the coin so as to be nearly invisible. This Cent is boldly struck with reflective fields and outstanding iridescent toning. Lilac and blue are the predominant colors. Population: 1 in 64, 1 finer (1/05).(#1973) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 226X, PCGS# 1973)

    Weight: 10.89 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    February, 2005
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