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    1871 Five-Cents, Judd-1051, R.5, PR 64 Red and Brown. The obverse design is similar to that on the three-cent nickel. The reverse has the V in V CENTS reversed and is inside a laurel wreath. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Iridescent red, orange, and blue coloration, the surfaces are nearly of gem quality. Another pattern from the Faraday Collection. Ex: Lester Merkin, 3/68, lot 356, where it realized $55. (NGC ID# 29UL, PCGS# 61051)

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    July, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
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