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    1873 Three Cent Nickel in Aluminum
    Judd-1261, PR64 Deep Cameo

    1873 3C Three Cent Nickel, Judd-1261, Pollock-1403, High R.7, PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The regular three cent nickel dies for the year. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. These were not dies trials so much as pieces made specifically for sale to collectors. They are no less rare as such, however, with only two or three examples in aluminum believed extant. This near-Gem from the Bob R. Simpson Collection is the only Deep Cameo example at PCGS. There is also one certified PR65 Cameo at that service, plus a PR64 Ultra Cameo at NGC (6/20). Both sides are brilliant and profoundly contrasted. A tick on the neck and another in the adjacent field identify this rarity.
    Ex: Cat Daddy Collection (Stack's, 11/2007), lot 1162.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 535075)


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    September, 2020
    17th Thursday
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