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    1881 Three Cent Pattern in Nickel
    Judd-1668, PR66 Cameo

    1881 3C Liberty Head Three Cents, Judd-1668, Pollock-1869, High R.6, PR66 Cameo NGC. The Charles Barber Liberty Head obverse. Head facing left, similar to the adopted Liberty Head nickel design, but UNITED STATES OF AMERICA rings the obverse in thick, widely spaced letters, with date 1881 below. On the reverse a Roman numeral III is flanked by an agricultural wreath, again similar to the 1883 regular-issue nickel design. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. Examples in nickel, such as this one, are relatively common. The copper and aluminum strikes are much scarcer. The fields are nicely reflective -- especially so for a nickel product -- with light rose toning across each side.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 534935, Base PCGS# 62064)


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