1858 1C J-208 PR (PCGS# 11885)

The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale

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    Bowers & Merena
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Lot Description
1858 Pattern Indian Cent. Judd-208, Pollock-259. Rarity-1. Proof-64 (PCGS). The obverse features the Indian design with Rounded Bust used to strike regular issue Cents from 1860 through early 1864. On the reverse, a laurel wreath with clusters of five leaves encircles the denomination ONE CENT. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Sharp-to-full in strike, this bold-looking, reddish-tan example is kept from full Gem status by only a few wispy obverse carbon flecks. Popular pattern type!
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