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    Near-Gem 1882 Transitional Five-Cent, Judd-1691

    1882 Five-Cents, Judd-1691, Pollock-1893, R.6, PR 64 Brown, PCGS. Known as the "Exact Type of 1883," but in reality slightly different with a different arrangement of the obverse stars. Struck in copper with a plain edge. The fields are deeply mirrored, and even though called a brown coin there is actually a considerable amount of bright orange and cherry-red color still visible intermixed with the blue, violet, and brown one would expect. The surfaces show tiny specks of carbon, these being the primary deterrent to a higher grade. One of the finest, if not the finest, example known of this transitional pattern. (PCGS# 61691)

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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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