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Lot 7320

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Type Coin
Title Lot 7320
Date 1899
Side obverse
Grade 66
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 2385
Denomination 1C
Description 1899 1C PR66 Red and Brown NGC. Proof Indian cent production recovered slightly in 1899 to 2,031 pieces, aiding in the survival of Choice and Gem-quality examples. Premium Gems, while more readily obtainable than those of other dates, are still elusive regardless of color category. This piece displays bold design elements beneath varying shades of amber-brown toning, while the recesses deliver vivid tinges of violet, olive-green, and orange-gold color. Census: 21 in 66 (1 in 66 S) Red and Brown, 4 finer (9/14). Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $822.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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