1839 1C Type 1840, BN MS (PCGS# 1817)

2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114

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1839 1C Type of 1840 MS65 Brown PCGS. N-8, R.1. Ex: Troy Wiseman Collection. First year of issue for the new Petite Head Braided Hair cent. This is the only known die combination known for the date with the Petite Head obverse design. Both sides of the present piece have frosty and intermingled olive and dark brown surfaces, with faint traces of faded mint red color. EAC 60. From the Joshua Collection.
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