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    Prototype 1865 Shield Nickel in Copper

    1865 Shield Nickel, Judd-417, Pollock-489, R.7, PR 64 Red PCGS. A true prototype issue for the Shield nickel, struck from the same dies as the proofs of 1866 with plain center dot. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Bright, cherry-red color with a few flyspecks on each side. The dies appear to have been highly polished prior to striking. (PCGS# 60417)

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1995
    16th-19th Wednesday-Saturday
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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