1854 1C J-164 Original, BN PR (PCGS# 11678)
The November 2011 Baltimore Auction
Lot Number: 9062
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93.8 grains. A large eagle flies left on the obverse with 13 stars around the border and the date 1854 below. On the reverse, the denomination ONE CENT is surrounded by a wreath that displays two leaves below the letter E in STATES. The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is around the border. Struck in bronze (95% copper, 4% tin, 1% zinc) with a plain edge. Deep brown with lively blue and rose iridescence.