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    1864 Two Cent, Proof 66 Red Cameo PCGS

    1864 2C Large Motto PR66 Red Cameo PCGS. A pristine Gem example of this first year issue and a very elusive proof date. Only 100 proofs were struck of the Large Motto variety for 1864. While survivors are often found with dull surfaces, this piece has bright copper-red color, moderately mirrored fields, and lightly contrasting devices. Close examination all but eliminates the presence of carbon spotting. Certainly one of the very finest examples and one of only two certified Proof 66 Red Cameo by PCGS, (12/04). A foremost rarity worthy of respect and a record price.(#3623) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 274T, PCGS# 3623)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & zinc


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2005
    12th-15th Wednesday-Saturday
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