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    1867 Five-Cents, Judd-570, Pollock-638, R.5-6, PR 65 PCGS. The obverse is a larger version of the adopted three-cent nickel design. The reverse has 5 CENTS in the center surrounded by a laurel wreath with the motto above in tiny letters. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. The fields are bright and nicely mirrored for a nickel product. There are numerous tiny "pock marks," actually planchet flakes on the figure of Liberty, which are only a minor disturbance to the overall appearance of the coin. Mostly brilliant with just the slightest hint of color on either side. A couple of tiny carbon spots are noted which could be used for pedigree purposes: one above the C in CENTS and another below the E.
    Ex: May-June Auction (Superior, 5-6/93), lot 1234. (PCGS# 60570)


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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