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Lot 3925

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Type Coin
Title Lot 3925
Date 1859
Country U.S.
Denomination 1c

1859 P1C Indian Cent, Judd-228, Pollock-272, R.1, MS64 NGC. Design. The regular design, issued from 1860 to 1909, displays a plain shield between the two oak branches of the wreath. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge. Commentary. This is one of the most plentiful pattern issues of any date or denomination. However, it enjoys great demand from Indian cent collectors and pattern specialists. Physical Description. Splashes of light gold luster appear on the grayish-tan surfaces of this Choice Mint State piece. A splash of darker toning appears on the obverse. Provenance. "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $10; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. From The Eric P. Newman Collection.

From Newman I (Heritage Auctions, 4/2013), lot 3925, realized $1410.00. Image and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions,

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