1879/8 5C PR (PCGS# 3834)

2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143

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Lot Description
1879/8 5C PR67 PCGS. Breen-2514. Ex: Simpson. Breen calls this variety "very scarce." A delightfully patinated Superb Gem proof for the color enthusiasts, this piece offers pinkish-gold, ice-blue, and sunset-orange toning in abundance on each side. The strike and eye appeal are excellent. Population: 25 in 67, 7 finer (7/10). From The Bob Simpson Collection.
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