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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 956

1859 Pattern Copper-Nickel Cent. Dies by James B. Longacre.

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 956.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

United States, Cupro-Nickel

Sold For $ 1 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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1859 Pattern Copper-Nickel Cent. Dies by James B. Longacre. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, head of a native American left, wearing feather headdress inscribed LIBERTY; 1859 below / ONE/ CENT within oak wreath; shield above. Edge: plain. Judd 228; Pollock 272. In NGC encapsulation 5938151-006, graded MS 64.

From the Dr. Jay M. Galst Collection.

This pattern utilizes an oak wreath reverse which was not adopted for regular coinage. It interestingly, has the shield between the open ends of the wreath. While not used in regular coinage of 1859, this feature was added the following year

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 20 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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