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    Elegant MS66 1896 Liberty Nickel

    1896 5C MS66 NGC. This high-grade example has blazing luster and moderate powder-blue and olive toning. The left ear of corn and the uppermost star are incompletely brought up, but the overall strike is good. Thorough evaluation beneath a powerful loupe will find only the infrequent and inconsequential luster graze. The 1896 has a mintage of less than 9 million pieces, low by the standards of later issues. Census: 2 in 66, 0 finer (3/09).
    From The Joseph C. Thomas Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 277B, PCGS# 3857)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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