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    1868 Five Cent in Copper
    Judd-628, PR66 Red and Brown

    1868 5C Five Cent, Judd-628, Pollock-697, High R.7, PR66 Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A bust of Liberty faces left on the obverse with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the border and the date 1868 below. Liberty's portrait is similar to that used on the regular issue three cent nickel of 1865-1889. The reverse depicts the denomination 5 CENTS in the center of a laurel wreath. The motto IN GOD WE TRUST is at the top. Struck in copper on a wide planchet with a reeded edge. Examples are known in a variety of metals (nickel, copper, aluminum) on different planchet sizes and with plain and reeded edges. About half a dozen Judd-628 representatives are believed to exist. The obverse is luminous copper-orange, while the reverse is glossy brown and toned in vibrant ice-blue toning.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29NJ, PCGS# 70845)


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