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    1868 Five Cents, Struck in Nickel
    Judd-623, PR64

    1868 5C Five Cents, Judd-623, Pollock-692, R.5, PR64 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse depicts Liberty wearing a coronet inscribed LIBERTY. Around, the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and below, the date, with a narrow border. On the reverse, the denomination 5 CENTS is enclosed within a laurel wreath, with the motto IN GOD WE TRUST above, and a wide border. Struck in nickel with a plain edge on a normal diameter planchet. Perhaps 40 to 50 of these are known per the USPatterns.com website. This light gray Choice proof has wispy gold toning and trivial marks of no consequence. PCGS has certified 22 examples including two with Cameo contrast, graded PR65 Cameo and PR64 Cameo. This undesignated piece is tied for the third finest certified. Population: 8 in 64, 0 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29NE, PCGS# 60840)


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