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    Lightly Toned, Key Date 1885 Nickel, MS66

    1885 5C MS66 PCGS. The 1885 is the key date among regular-issue Liberty Head nickels. It is scarce in circulated grades, and rare in Mint State (David Bowers, A Guide Book of Shield and Liberty Head Nickels).
    This Premium Gem example is a fully struck piece with lovely soft golden toning, joined by subtle highlights of lilac on the obverse and powder-blue on the reverse. As one would expect from an MS66, there are no mentionable marks on either side. A terrific opportunity for the Liberty nickel collector. Population: 15 in 66, 2 finer (9/08).
    From The Scott Rudolph Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2773, PCGS# 3846)


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