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    1884 'Holey' Five Cent in Nickel
    Judd-1724, PR68+ Cameo

    1884 5C Five Cents, Judd-1724, Pollock-1934, Low R.6, PR68+ Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The Eastman Johnson "holey five cent" design. The obverse shows UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the rim, with an inner circle of 13 stars, and the date, 1884, below. The reverse exhibits FIVE above and CENTS below, with a shield on each side. The design leaves room for the handcut central octagonal perforation. Struck in nickel with a plain edge. About two dozen examples of this perforated five cent pattern are known with thick and thin planchets. This appears to be the former. Flawless, gold-kissed surfaces exhibit gorgeous Cameo contrast between the frosty devices and reflective fields. Population: 1 in 68 (1 in 68+) Cameo, 0 finer (2/21).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2ALB, Variety PCGS# 397007, Base PCGS# 62154)


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