1861 CONFEDERATE CENT - CIRCA 1874
RESTRIKE IN COPPER
PCGS No: 340405
Diameter: 19.2 millimeters
Metal content: Copper
Mintmark: none (all
of these were made privately)
Images courtesy of Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.
In 1874, John W. Haseltine and J.
Colvin Randall restruck the 1861 Confederate Cents using the original dies
obtained from Robert Lovett, Jr. Seven examples were struck in Gold,
12 in Silver, and 55 in Copper, upon which the dies broke.
has graded 4 Copper Restrikes of the 1861 Confederate Cent, the finest of
which are two PR-64 Browns.
NGC PR-65 Red and Brown. Ex -
Bowers & Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31,
2002, Lot 567, illustrated, no prior pedigree listed, sold for $17,250.00
PCGS PR-64 Brown, Restrike in
Copper (illustrated above). Ex - Ira S. Reed, July 28, 1945 at
$50.00 - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins &
Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection" Sale - Part 1,
February 18-20, 2001, Lot 1196 at $12,075.00
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2002" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service