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    1883 Anti-Racketeering Liberty Head Nickel
    Judd-1717, PR66

    1883 5C Liberty Head Five Cents, Judd-1717, Pollock-1922, High R.6, PR66 PCGS. The obverse is identical to regular issue Liberty nickel, and the reverse is similar to the adopted design, but the Roman numeral V is slightly smaller with a scroll across it inscribed CENTS. This was an added feature that was left off the adopted design, but changed later in the year to deter unscrupulous people that reeded the edges, gold plated the coins (without CENTS), and passed them off as half eagles. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. Struck in nickel, copper, and aluminum. More than a dozen nickel examples are known. This is among the finest. The fields are moderately reflective (as expected of a nickel product) and each side is covered with lovely pastel rose and lilac toning. Fully struck in all areas.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AL7, PCGS# 62134)


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