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Lot 3149

1863 Pattern Two Cents. Bronze, plain edge. . Rarity-4. NGC graded Proof 64 Red & Brown. Faded red mellowing to light steel brown with hints of bluish steel overtone. No spots or contact marks. The fields are a bit cloudy but remain slightly reflective. The mirrors are shallow and do show microscopic hairlines on both sides. This is the earliest dated Mint pattern to have Washington's portrait. The weight of this piece is not listed on the NGC label, so it can't be determined if the planchet is thick or thin. The attribution is noted on the NGC label. Pop 1: 7 finer.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 1,550.

Realized $2,185

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