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    1897 Liberty Nickel, PR68 Cameo
    Outstanding Registry Set Candidate

    1897 5C PR68 Cameo PCGS. CAC. A nominal mintage of 1,938 proof Liberty nickels was accomplished in 1897, making the issue challenging, but still obtainable, in grades up to the Premium Gem level. Specimens that grade better than PR66, with Cameo surfaces, are condition rarities. The present coin is among the finest survivors of this popular issue. This piece possesses incredible eye appeal to complement its unsurpassed technical quality, with deeply mirrored fields that contrast dramatically with the razor-sharp, frosty design elements. As expected from the lofty grade, the brilliant surfaces are virtually pristine, with just the slightest hint of pale gold toning at selected angles. Population: 3 in 68 Cameo, 0 finer (1/16).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2787, PCGS# 83895)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 21
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