1858 1C J-211 PR (PCGS# 11893)
The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 1265
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The obverse features the Rounded Bust hub variety used to strike regular issue Indian Cents from 1860 through early 1864. The reverse exhibits an oak wreath surrounding the denomination ONE CENT, a bundle of three arrows bound at the base of the wreath. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge.<br /> Fully impressed, fully original features exhibits streaks of warm rose-russet tinting to a base of lighter pinkish-tan color. The former color is particularly pronounced on the reverse.