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Encased Cent


Ian

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Here's one I couldn't resist buying just for the fun of it. :ninja:

 

It only cost me €5,00 (inclusive of postage costs) .

 

The coin itself is (as far as I can tell) Unc with some original lustre. Sadly, getting it out of it's housing would probably ruin it, so it'll stay there.

 

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Ian

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This is a particularly nice piece. Encased Indian cents are a scarce find, and when they are found they are usually well worn from having been kept in pockets etc. I have several encased wheats, I collect local issues only.

 

So far the only Indian cent related exonumia I have found is one that was made for a local resort in about 1900-1910, it is about 4" in diameter, it is huge.

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