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    1866 Shield Nickel in Copper
    Judd-498, PR65+ Red and Brown

    1866 5C Shield Five Cents, Judd-498, Pollock-584, High R.7, PR65+ Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Eliasberg-Simpson. Shield Nickel pattern with an obverse similar to the adopted design, but with smaller lettering for IN GOD WE TRUST and a divided date centered around the ball at the base of the shield. Regular dies With Rays reverse. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Less than a dozen pieces are known of this pattern. The surfaces have mellowed slightly but still retain generous portions of mint red on each side.
    Ex: Gschwend Collection (Thomas Elder, 6/1908), lot 238; John H. Clapp; Clapp Estate; Louis Eliasberg, Sr.; Eliasberg Collection, Part I (Bowers and Merena, 5/1996), lot 171.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29KZ, PCGS# 70694)


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