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1859 1c PCGS Proof 66

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1859 1c PCGS Proof 66

DLRC #: 33629 // PCGS #: 2247

Scarce 1st-year copper-nickel proof with a scant mintage of only 800 pieces. There is only one example of this date graded finer at PCGS and this coin must rival it in many ways.

  • Category Small Cents
  • Series Indian Cents (Proof)
  • Type Indian Head, Wreath Reverse
  • Years for Type 1859
  • Strike Proof
  • Denomination Cent
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 0.880 Copper; 0.120 Nickel
  • Weight 3.11g
  • Edge Type Plain
  • Mintage 800
Title Realized Sold
1859 1c PCGS Proof 66 OGH $4,700.00 09/17/2009
1859 1c PCGS Proof 65+ $5,500.00 07/11/2011
1859 1c PCGS Proof 65 $3,000.00 08/09/2007
1859 1c PCGS/CAC Proof 64+ $2,975.00 01/18/2016
1859 1c PCGS/CAC Proof 64+ Scarce One-Year Proof Type Coin $3,050.00 12/07/2014