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    1872 Three Cent Nickel in Copper
    Judd-1185, PR66 Red and Brown

    1872 3C Three Cent Nickel, Judd-1185, Pollock-1325, High R.7, PR66 Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Each side displays the regular three cent nickel design for the year. Struck in copper with a plain edge. "Dies trial" is a misnomer for these and similar off-metal strikings. It is more accurate to say they were produced deliberately for sale to collectors. Quantities were kept to a minimum, and probably no more than a half a dozen are believed to exist. The present Red and Brown Premium Gem is spectacularly toned. Peach-orange dominates patina the central obverse, while ice-blue appears over the central reverse. The outer regions on both sides exhibit splashes of magenta, violet, and cobalt-blue color.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 71456)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part 2 Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 3001-3279) - 6:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, November 19, 2020.
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