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    1868 Three Cent Nickel in Copper
    Judd-616, PR64 Brown

    1868 3C Three Cent Nickel, Judd-616, Pollock-682, High R.6, PR64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse and reverse designs are similar to the contemporary three cent nickel, but the denomination is not ribbed and the obverse rim is unusually wide. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Per Andrew Pollock and USPatterns.com, Tom DeLorey has noted that the design is a 17.9 mm three cent obverse on a 19.1 mm one cent planchet, producing the wide rim, while the reverse die corresponds to the one cent planchet size. Deep brown color dominates, with each side showing accents of violet and apricot-orange. A tiny rim nick occurs above AM.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29N8, PCGS# 60829)


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