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    PR66 Red 1865 Two Cent
    Scarce in Proof Format

    1865 2C PR66 Red PCGS. Plain 5. Although 1865 business strikes are plentiful, proofs are a different matter, as only 500+ specimens were sold. Of those, most are no longer full Red, as confirmed by third party population data. The present orange-red Premium Gem is an exception, and additionally benefits from fully struck and mark-free surfaces. The sole imperfections are infrequent pinpoint flecks, visible only beneath a strong loupe, and a small strike-through (as coined) near the base of the shield. Certified in a first generation holder. Population: 7 in 66 Red, 0 finer (4/11).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 274U, PCGS# 3629)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & zinc


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