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    Cameo Contrasted 1868 Three-Cent Nickel, Thin Planchet

    1868 Three-Cent Nickel, Judd-615, Pollock-680, R.6, PR 65 PCGS. The same design and composition as the piece above, but here on a thin planchet. This is an exceptionally attractive pattern that has bright surfaces overall with deeply mirrored fields and heavily frosted devices. A near-flawless coin, the most noticeable surface defect that could be used for pedigree purposes is a small area of roughness in the planchet just to the right of the F in OF. This and the previous lot are non-five cent coins from the Harper Family Pattern Collection and they present the collector with a rare opportunity to acquire both the thick and thin planchet varieties of this pattern. (NGC ID# 29JG, PCGS# 60615)

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    August, 1996
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