DESCRIPTION Incredible Gem Red 1898 Cent1898 Indian Cent. MS-66+ RD (PCGS). CAC.
Beautiful peach and pinkish color accents the overall golden-tan surfaces. Fully struck and wholly lustrous, with scattered traces of patina on the reverse. The appearance is silky smooth and there is much to recommend this premium quality Gem to the collector of high grade type coins or Indian cents by date. Gem examples from the mintage of 49,821,284 are rare, although the 1898 is readily available in lower grades. At the MS-66+ level, however, this piece ranks among the finest known and only 14 have been graded higher by PCGS. Similarly, only 6 have been approved at higher levels by CAC, asserting the challenging nature of this issue. A find for the collector assembling a top flight Indian cent Registry Set.PCGS# 2201
.NGC ID: 228T
PCGS Population: 8; 14 finer.
CAC Population: 18; 6 finer.