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    Rare Aluminum Five-Cent Pattern, Judd-1673

    1881 Five-Cents, Judd-1673, Pollock-1874, R.7, PR 64 PCGS. Similar to the adopted Liberty nickel design, on the obverse Liberty is facing left with the date below and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the periphery. On the reverse a large Roman numeral V is central with a wreath of corn, wheat, and cotton around the margin. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. A bright aluminum pattern, there are no signs of oxidation on either side. The most notable defects are light hairlining and a shallow rift in the planchet in the center of the reverse.
    Ex: Armand Champa (B&R, 5/72), lot 987; Matt Rothert Collection (B&R, 11/73), lot 1249; Rudy Sieck (B&R, 7/81), lot 52. (PCGS# 61673)


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    August, 1996
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