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    1867 Five Cent in Copper
    Judd-571, PR65 Brown
    Ex: Bass

    1867 5C Five Cents, Judd-571, Pollock-639, Low R.7, PR65 Brown PCGS. Ex: Bass-Simpson. The obverse is modeled after the regular issue three cent nickel and features a bust of Liberty facing left, wearing a coronet, surrounded by the legend and date. On the reverse the denomination is placed within a laurel wreath that is positioned close to the edge, with a tiny IN GOD WE TRUST above. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Variants exist with the 7 away from and close to Liberty's curl (Pollock-639 and -640, respectively). Three examples of each type are known in copper. Magenta and ice-blue accents complement flashy copper-brown surfaces. A gorgeous and absolutely rare five cent pattern with a great pedigree.
    Ex: Lee Hewitt (4/1972); Harry W. Bass, Jr.; Bass Collection, Part I (Bowers and Merena, 5/1999), lot 1040; Baltimore Auction (Stack's Bowers, 11/2012), lot 5216.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29MC, PCGS# 60781)


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    November, 2020
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
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