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    1872-CC 50C WB-101, Die Pair 1, R.4, XF45 NGC. Elusive in all grades, the 1872-CC is one of five scarce-to-rare Carson City issues that challenge specialists of the series. Although not as rare as the 1870-CC, 1871-CC, 1874-CC, or 1878-CC, it is nearly so and the 1872-CC is always on many want lists. This is an attractive, lightly toned silver-gray example with few marks with nice luster remaining on both sides. Sharply struck for the Choice XF grade. Census: 16 in 45, 15 finer (7/17).

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 572203, Base PCGS# 6334)

    Weight: 12.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    7th-10th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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