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Gem Proof 1866 Shield Nickel Pattern
Judd-490, Struck in Copper

1866 5C Shield Five Cents, Judd-490, Pollock-578, Low R.7, PR65 Brown PCGS. CAC. Shield design obverse, similar to that adopted, but with a smaller motto and date divided at the base of the shield. Knobbed or "Dutch" 5 inside a laurel wreath on the reverse. Struck in copper with a plain edge. A fully struck Gem that reveals mauve-red, apple-green, and sky-blue colors when confronted with light. Only the faintest hairlines on the left reverse field deny an even higher assessment. Certified in an old green label holder.
Ex: Pittsburgh Signature (Heritage, 8/2004), lot 7920. (NGC ID# 29KU, PCGS# 60686)

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July, 2009
9th-12th
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