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    1868 Five Cents in Nickel
    Judd-633, High Date, PR65 Cameo

    1868 5C Five Cents, Judd-633, Pollock-705, R.5, PR65 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse design resembles the adopted three cent nickel, but on a larger planchet, with minor design modifications appropriate to the increased diameter. The reverse features a Roman numeral V in the center, with a wreath encircling, scroll with IN GOD WE TRUST and Maltese cross above. This is an example of the more available High Date variant (Pollock-705). Struck in nickel with a plain edge. Beautifully contrasted surfaces exhibit thickly frosted devices set against reflective mirrors. Pale chestnut-gold color adorns each side.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29NN, PCGS# 860851)


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