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    1857 Large Cent, PR65 Red and Brown
    Small Date, N-5

    1857 1C Small Date, N-5, R.5, PR65 Red and Brown PCGS. CAC. The obverse of this Gem proof exhibits considerable mellow orange mint color on its bluish-brown surfaces with fully mirrored fields. All small spot on Liberty's jaw will serve to identify this example. The reverse also exhibits full mirrors with rich blue toning on its chocolate brown surfaces. There are probably 40 surviving proofs from this die pair, and most of those pieces have little or no original mint color. This lovely piece presents a significant opportunity for the advanced collector. Our EAC grade PR62.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2275, Variety PCGS# 400613, Base PCGS# 2000)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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    March, 2016
    3rd-6th Thursday-Sunday
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