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    1881 Liberty Head Cent in Nickel
    Judd-1665, PR64

    1881 1C Liberty Head One Cent, Judd-1665, Pollock-1865, High R.6, PR64 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The motifs closely resemble those on the issued 1883 Liberty nickel, but the obverse stars are absent in favor of UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and on the reverse the Roman numeral is I instead of V. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. These designs were also used on the three cent (Judd-1668) and five cent (Judd-1671) designs of this year. Probably about two dozen examples of Judd-1665 are extant. This impressive Choice proof is sharply detailed throughout, with lightly marked surfaces that are blanketed in attractive shades of lavender-gray and sea-green toning. Population: 4 in 64, 7 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AJP, PCGS# 62061)

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