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    1866 Shield Nickel in Copper
    Judd-508, PR64 Brown

    1866 5C Shield Five Cents, Judd-508, Pollock-592, High R.6, PR64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Struck from a regular obverse die of the 1866 Shield nickel, while the reverse suggests the No Rays design that was produced for circulation the following year. Struck copper with a plain edge. Also produced in bronze and nickel, with one piece in white metal. The nickel pieces are the most frequently seen; while this copper example is one of only an estimated dozen believed to exist. This piece has toned deep blue throughout and the mirrored fields are still strongly evident through the layers of color. Fully struck.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29L7, PCGS# 60704)


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