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    1871 Five Cent Pattern in Copper
    Judd-1051, PR66 Red and Brown

    1871 5C Five Cents, Judd-1051, Pollock-1185, R.5, PR66 Red and Brown NGC. The obverse is similar to the issued three cent nickel, although larger in scale. The reverse features a bushy wreath with V above CENTS. CENTS is curved, and the Roman numeral V is shaded on the right. Struck in copper with a plain edge. This interesting design was struck in nickel, copper, and aluminum. The surfaces are mostly cherry-red with slight mellowing, particularly around the obverse perimeter. The reverse fields appear more reflective than those on the obverse.
    From The Bob Simpson Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A2M, PCGS# 71310)


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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    11th-15th Wednesday-Sunday
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