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    1855 N-11 Cent, PR65 Brown
    Proof-Only Variety

    1855 1C Slanted 55, N-11, R.5, PR65 Brown PCGS. The die line within the N in ONE confirms the challenging proof variety. A fully struck specimen with prominently reflective fields. The deep brown surfaces reveal pleasing cherry-red, sea-green, and lavender undertones when rotated under a light. As of (6/16), PCGS has certified a total of 27 proof 1855 cents, a mixture of N-10 and N-11. However, only 8 specimens have been certified as 65 or finer: 4 in 65 Brown, 1 in 65 Red and Brown, 1 in 66 Brown, 1 in 66 Red and Brown, and 1 in 66+ Red and Brown. Our EAC grade PR64.
    Ex: T. James Clarke; Herbert Oechsner; A. Kollar; Superior (5/2005), lot 1049; Franklinton Collection, Part 2 (Stack's, 1/2008), lot 75; Adam Mervis Large Cent Collection (Heritage, 1/2014), lot 2388, which realized $8,518.75. (Variety PCGS# 400597, Base PCGS# 1994)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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