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    1871 Five Cent Pattern in Nickel
    Judd-1050, PR66 Cameo

    1871 5C Five Cents, Judd-1050, Pollock-1184, Low R.6, PR66 Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse bears a portrait of Liberty similar to that used on the adopted three cent nickel. The date is below and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is above the central device. The reverse depicts a reversed Roman numeral V and the word CENTS within a wreath. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. The design was also struck in copper (Judd-1051) and aluminum (Judd-1052). Sharply detailed in most areas, this coin shows a touch of the usual softness on Liberty's hair. The frosty devices contrast boldly with the reflective fields. The surfaces are free of post-strike distractions, but a long planchet fissure is evident across Liberty's cheek. Population: 2 in 66 Cameo, 0 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A2L, Variety PCGS# 389092, Base PCGS# 61309)

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