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1873 Closed 3 Shield Nickel, MS65
Scarce in High Grades

1873 5C Closed 3 MS65 PCGS. The Closed 3 and Open 3 varieties have similar mintages and availability, and the different date configurations are chiefly of interest to specialists. Proofs are also of the Closed 3 variety. This particular piece has soft mint frost and shows even, light rose-gray color. Close examination shows the expected die cracks usually seen on Shield nickels, and a few light carbon spots on the obverse. Very scarce in Gem condition. Population: 11 in 65, 3 finer (4/11).
Ex: Central States Signature (Heritage, 5/2007), lot 1441.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 22P7, PCGS# 3801)


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June, 2011
1st-5th Wednesday-Sunday
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