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    1881 Liberty Head Nickel in Aluminum
    Judd-1673, PR66 Cameo

    1881 5C Liberty Head Five Cents, Judd-1673, Pollock-1874, Low R.7, PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The obverse of this five cent pattern features the as-issued Liberty Head design by Charles Barber, surrounded by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, the date 1881 below. The reverse has a large Roman numeral V in the center for the denomination, surrounded by an open wreath of wheat, cotton, and corn. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. USPatterns.com estimates about a half dozen examples of Judd-1673 are extant. This delightful Gem proof exhibits sharply detailed design elements throughout. The well-preserved, brilliant surfaces include reflective fields that contrast noticeably with the frosted devices. Many parallel planchet striations are evident on the reverse. Population: 1 in 66 Cameo, 0 finer (1/21).

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 534936)


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