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    1857 Large Cent PR64 Brown NGC. N-5, High R.5. In the final year of large cent production two proof-only varieties were produced, N-3 and N-5. The N-5 variety is the scarcer of the two, and can be distinguished by a small die lump at the base of the T in the denomination, and by a small raised die line to the right of Liberty's nose. The present coin exhibits sharp striking details throughout, and the surfaces display a warm rose and aquamarine patina. Census: 9 in 64 Brown, 14 finer (3/10).
    From The Boca Collection, Part II.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 2275, PCGS# 2000)

    Weight: 13.48 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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