About 1871 RB Indian Cents (Proof)
The 1871 comes from a relatively lower mintage of 960. Scarce only as a high-end gem with brown color. Otherwise, it is quite common. The same applies to those coins with red-brown surfaces with scarcity starting at PR65. Full red examples are even scarcer. Only rare if there are cameo surfaces. Look for attractively toned brown pieces or blazing red surfaces as those are very desirable and are not too tough to locate.
|Denom:||1c / Cent|
|Coinage Type:||Indian Head, Shield Reverse (Bronze)|
|Composition:||95% copper; 5% zinc & tin|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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