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    1855 N-10 Cent, PR66 Brown
    R.5 as a Proof

    1855 1C PR66 Brown PCGS. N-10, R.5. Approximately 60 proof 1855 N-10 cents are known in all grades. The small point from the front edge of the coronet is diagnostic. Curiously, Grellman ignores the die lines from the dentils between stars 2 and 3 that would also identify the variety. This decisively struck Premium Gem displays rose, olive, and gold when the brown surfaces are rotated beneath a light. Flawless aside from a few faint hairlines on the reverse rim between 1 and 3 o'clock. Our EAC grade PR60. Population: 1 in 66 Brown, 0 finer (6/12).
    Ex: Bowers and Merena (1/1999), lot 1026; Superior (1/2004), lot 1611; Superior (5/2005), lot 2002; Heritage (4/2008), lot 103; Heritage (1/2012), lot 3042.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 2273, PCGS# 1994)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    August, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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