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    1868 Five Cent in Copper
    Judd-626, PR64+ Red and Brown

    1868 5C Five Cents, Judd-626, Pollock-695, High R.7, PR64+ Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse is similar to the regular-issue three cent nickel, while the reverse has a large numeral 5 with small CENTS below, a laurel wreath encircling IN GOD WE TRUST is in tiny letters above. Struck on a regular-size planchet in copper with a plain edge. Variations also exist in nickel and aluminum on wide planchets and with reeded edges. About a half dozen of this type are believed extant. The surfaces are largely brick-red with accents of peach-orange, violet, and blue. Several struck-in lint marks appear on the obverse.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29NG, PCGS# 70843)


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