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    Aluminum Striking of the "Exact Type of 1883" Nickel

    1882 Five-Cents, Judd-1692, Pollock-1894, R.7, PR 64 PCGS. Transitional five-cent, known as the "Exact Type of 1883." Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. A sparkling aluminum coin that shows no traces of oxidation. There are small planchet flakes and lint marks out of each side which are not individually significant but give one an overall impression of a coin that is somewhat less-than-perfect. The most obvious of these mint-made problems is a long, curved lint mark to the right of the bottom of the V in the denomination on the reverse. There are no aluminum strikings of this design in the pattern holdings in the ANA, ANS, Byron Reed Collection, Museum of Connecticut History, or the Smithsonian.
    Ex: October 1990 Sale (Superior, 10/90), lot 1821. (PCGS# 61692)


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    August, 1996
    17th-20th Saturday-Tuesday
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