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    1874 Three Cent Nickel in Copper
    Judd-1348, PR66 Red

    1874 3C Three Cent Nickel, Judd-1348, Pollock-1492, High R.7, PR66 Red PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The regular three cent nickel design for the year. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Only three examples of Judd-1348 are confirmed, according to USPatterns.com. Fewer than three examples of this design also exist in aluminum (Judd-1349). The present Premium Gem features fiery copper-orange color with accents of lavender and powder-blue. A few microscopic carbon specks appear on each side. This is an exceptionally rare off-metal striking. Collectors should bid accordingly.
    Ex: Major Lenox R. Lohr; Empire Coin Company (1961); George N. Polis Collection (Bowers and Merena, 6/1991), lot 1099.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 81652)


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