1868 Pattern Ten Cents. Judd-648, Pollock-721. Rarity-6+. Copper. Plain Edge. Proof-62 RB (PCGS).Obv: A bust of Liberty faces left with 13 stars around the border and the date 1868 below. The design is identical to that used to strike regular issue Braided Hair large cents of the Mature Head type from 1843 to 1857. Rev: A wreath of laurel surrounds the denomination TEN CENTS with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the border. A predominantly pinkish-copper example, direct lighting calls forth exceptionally vivid gold, powder blue, lilac and champagne-apricot iridescence that provides superior eye appeal for the assigned grade. One of perhaps just two dozen copper impressions extant from these dies.Provenance: From The Gene Wolfe Collection Of Pattern Dimes.PCGS Population: 1; 6 finer in this category (Proof-66+ RB finest).PCGS# 70866. NGC ID: 29P2.Click here for certification details from PCGS.