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    1875 Twenty Cent Pattern in Nickel
    Judd-1410, PR66+ Cameo

    Finest at PCGS

    1875 20C Twenty Cents, Judd-1410, Pollock-1553, High R.7, PR66+ Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse die for this pattern is similar to the regular-issue twenty cent piece of 1875, save that the date appears in slightly smaller numerals and LIBERTY is incused rather than raised. The reverse shows an open wreath encircling 1/5 OF A DOLLAR with the issuing country and denomination around the periphery. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. The design was also struck in silver (Judd-1407), copper (Judd-1408), and aluminum (Judd-1409). USPatterns.com has traced only four examples of Judd-1410, and one of those coins is impounded in the Mitchelson Collection at the Connecticut State Library.

    This Plus-graded Premium Gem proof is sharply detailed in most areas, with just a trace of softness in the centers. The impeccably preserved surfaces include deeply reflective fields that contrast boldly with the frosted devices. Both sides show low-intensity highlights of ice-blue and golden-tan toning. Eye appeal is terrific. This coin is pictured on PCGS CoinFacts. Population: 1 in 66 (1 in 66+) Cameo, 0 finer (4/20).
    Ex: Dr. Walter Lee Crouch Collection (Superior, 6/1977), lot 384; Byron Johnson Collection (Robert L. Hughes, 1/1979), lot 48; Randolph S. Rothschild Collection (Stack's, 10/2003), lot 1061; Southern Collection; Simpson Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 535136, Base PCGS# 61717)


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

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