Description

    1882 Transitional Liberty Head Nickel
    Judd-1690, PR66 Ultra Cameo

    1882 5C Liberty Head Five Cents, Judd-1690, Pollock-1892, R.5, PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC. This Liberty nickel pattern closely approximates the issued 1883 No Cents variety, although there are slight differences in the positioning of the devices relative to the stars and peripheral legends. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. This is a true transitional striking for the Liberty nickel; in fact, in the past it has been described as the "exact issue of 1883." This design was also struck in copper and aluminum. This coin is a stunner. Each side is nearly brilliant, which allows the viewer to see the stark contrast between the deep mirrors in the fields and the frosted devices. Essentially defect-free.
    From The Bob Simpson Collection. (NGC ID# 2AKC, PCGS# 62095)


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