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Sale 65


 
Lot 675

1863. PCGS graded Proof 65. Delicately toned with hints of light iridescense. Only 460 Proofs struck. Nearly the entire issue of Proof pieces was struck from a single set of dies. Later in the year a new set of regular Proof dies were made to strike the bronze pattern issue, J-299 to test the feasibility of changing the composition of the cent from copper-nickel to bronze. About 100 bronze 1863 cents were struck with some examples sent to Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase on December 8th, 1863. Pop 23; 6 in 66, 1 in 67 (PCGS # 2262) .
Estimated Value $1,800 - 1,900.
The Richard Weiss Complete Collection of Proof Red Indian Cents PR65 or Better with Some Cameos.


 
Realized $1,898
 



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