1855 1C J-171a PR (PCGS# 11737)
The March 2012 Baltimore Auction
Lot Number: 7101
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7.5 grams. 63% copper, 19% nickel, 17% zinc. Large eagle flying left, 13 stars around, date below, reverse with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around a small central wreath, ONE / CENT within. Evenly worn steel gray surfaces betray no marks of significance. The <em>uspatterns.com </em>website suggests about one dozen examples of J-171A are known.