1839 1C Type 1840, BN MS (PCGS# 1817)
The June 2010 Baltimore Auction
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 185
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Undated Braided Hair Cent--Struck 35% Off Center--MS-64 BN (NGC). Struck off center at just past 6 o'clock, the date area on the obverse and the upper-left portion of the reverse are off the planchet. Those devices that are present are generally bold in detail, and there are no mentionable abrasions to the struck portions of the coin. Attractively toned, as well, with golden-blue highlights to a base of steel-gray patina.