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1870 1c PCGS MS65 RB (Pick-Axe, FS-303)

Original Lot at David Lawrence RC

Lot #
1010
Grade
MS65RB
Sale Price
$2,250.00

Auction Details

Firm Sale Type Name Date Notes Lot
David Lawrence RC Auction Internet Auction #917 Jul-2016 1870 1c PCGS MS65 RB (Pick-Axe, FS-303) DLRC #: 976193 // PCGS #: 2098 A rare variety of this key date in the Indian cent series, the "Pick Axe" is formed from die damage around the designer's (James Longacre) "L" initial at the end of the ribbon of the Indian. A pretty gem with lovely surfaces, the Pick Axe is a glaring admission from the latest edition of the Cherrypicker's Guide, but is noted in earlier editions. * Category : Small Cents * Series : Indian Cents * Type : Indian Head, Shield Reverse (Bronze) * Years for Type : 1864-1909 * Strike : Business * Denomination : Cent * Mint Location : Philadelphia * Designer : James B. Longacre * Composition : 95% copper; 5% zinc & tin * Weight : 3.11g * Edge Type : Plain