Featured within the Stack’s Bowers Galleries upcoming June 2020 Santa Ana Public sale is an unimaginable MS-68 (PCGS) 1862 Indian cent that stands alone on the prime of the situation census. It’s the sole most interesting 1862 cent graded by both PCGS or NGC, and is tied with the very most interesting identified throughout the whole Indian cent sequence. It is a perfect candidate for a high-end PCGS Registry Set of Indian cents or 19th-century kind cash. It merely can’t be improved upon.
With 28,075,000 items struck, the 1862 Indian cent has the second highest mintage of the copper-nickel, Oak Wreath sequence produced from 1861 via 1864. Examples of the 1862 are available in most Mint State grades up via MS-65, however it turns into exponentially extra elusive approaching Excellent Gem situation.
As the one Extremely Gem for the difficulty, the surfaces are primarily flawless, with delicate prooflike reflectivity within the fields and undisturbed frosty texture throughout the gadgets. A skinny die crack is famous on the tip of Liberty’s bust and thru the left reverse wreath, however the gadgets are properly outlined for the difficulty. The engaging surfaces are golden-tan with delicate accents of deeper bronze patina all through. A small space of darkish firming on Liberty’s hair ribbon will assist in tracing this superior piece via future cupboards.
This unimaginable MS-68 (PCGS) 1862 cent can be offered in our June 18-19, 2020 Public sale, which will even provide Vermont coppers from the Q. David Bowers Assortment, the Francesca Assortment of U.S. Gold Cash, The Dazzling Rarities Assortment, and lots of different rarities. The sale can be out there for bidding and viewing on our web site www.StacksBowers.com or you could contact us to safe a replica of the printed catalog. Additionally, obtain our cellular app to view and take part in our auctions through your Android or Apple system.
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