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    1881 Liberty Head Three Cent in Copper
    Judd-1669, PR64+ Red

    1881 3C Liberty Head Three Cents, Judd-1669, Pollock-1870, R.7, PR64+ Red PCGS Ex: Simpson. Charles Barber's three cent nickel pattern featuring the head on the obverse similar to that used on the adopted five cent piece (of 1883) as well as the one cent patterns from this same year. The reverse has a Roman numeral III in the center, surrounded by a wreath of cotton and corn. Struck in copper with a plain edge. This Plus-graded Choice proof displays sharply detailed design elements and well-preserved surfaces, under shades of lavender-gray and lime-green toning. Microscopic amber alloy spots are evident on both sides. Population: 3 in 64 (1 in 64+) Red, 0 finer (8/20).
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    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 82065)


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