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    Sharp 1857 N-3 Cent, PR65 Brown

    1857 1C PR65 Brown PCGS. N-3, Low R.5. This proof-only Newcomb variety shows a curved line up to the right on the bust with a vertical line down from its right end, and the E in ONE has defects at its right top and under the serif of the crossbar. Variegated orange and sky-blue patina covers the obverse, ceding to sky-blue dominating on the reverse with purple and golden-brown accents. A well executed strike leaves crisp definition on all of the motifs. Nicely preserved throughout. EAC PR63. Population: 9 in 65 Brown, 3 finer (12/08).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 2275, PCGS# 2000)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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