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Lot 7276

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Type Coin
Title Lot 7276
Date 1909
Side reverse
Grade 64
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 2239
Denomination 1C
Mint Mark S
Description 1909-S 1C MS64 Red and Brown NGC. CAC. The 1909-S boasts the lowest mintage of the series (309,000 coins), but enough Mint State examples were saved as final-year of issue coins that the date is not valued quite as highly as the 1877 in high grades. Still, the 1909-S Indian cent is significantly scarcer in Mint State than the 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent. This Choice example displays luminous orange-gold luster beneath faint chocolate-brown overtones. The strike is unusually strong for the issue. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1527.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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