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    1868 Three-Cent Nickel, Judd-615, Pollock-680, R.6, PR 64. An interesting pattern. The obverse is struck from the adopted three-cent nickel dies, while on the reverse the Roman numeral III has a smooth surface and is surrounded by a wreath of corn, cotton, wheat, and tobacco. The obverse is set on a cent-sized planchet, leaving that side with extra wide borders, but the reverse looks normal. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. A few light hairlines are noted and one light spot on the reverse.
    Ex: Pacific Collection (Robert Hughes, 2/78), lot 1391. (NGC ID# 29JG, PCGS# 60615)


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    August, 1995
    19th-22nd Saturday-Tuesday
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