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1886 Indian Cent. Type I Obverse. MS-66 RB (PCGS). CAC.

Original Lot at Stack's Bowers

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Auction Details

Firm Sale Type Name Date Notes Lot
Stack's Bowers Auction May 2019 Baltimore U.S. Coins Auction May-2019 1886 Indian Cent. Type I Obverse. MS-66 RB (PCGS). CAC. Beautifully toned in warm lilac-brown, both sides retain appreciable reddish-orange color that is best appreciated with the aid of direct lighting. This is a sharply struck Gem with exceptional surface preservation for the issue. The more readily obtainable hub variety of the circulation strike 1886 Indian cent, the Type I Obverse has an estimated mintage of 10,000,000 pieces out of the 17,650,000 coins reportedly struck that year (this estimate per Rick Snow, 2014). Q. David Bowers (2006) provides an even more generous estimate for the 1886 Type I Obverse of 14,000,000 pieces produced. While plentiful in an absolute sense, Mint State examples are seldom offered any finer than MS-64. Clearly the present offering represents a significant find for the astute bidder. PCGS Population: just 9; with a single MS-66+ RB finer in this category. PCGS# 2155. NGC ID: 272Y. Click here for certification details from PCGS.

PCGS Set Registry

This coin is currently in the Set Registry inventory of Paul'sPennies and is featured in one or more sets, including Paul'sPennies.

Coin Details

PCGS # Service Cert # PCGS Pop PCGS Pop Higher PCGS Price GuideSM Value Set Registry
2155 PCGS 32963182 11 1 $7,150.00 View a set that requires this coin
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