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    1896 Judd-1771 Five Cent Nickel, PR65
    Charles Barber's Liberty Shield Design

    1896 5C Five Cents, Judd-1771, Pollock-1986, Low R.6, PR65 NGC. Ex: Bass/ANA Museum Display. Charles Barber's Liberty Shield design features a shield at the center obverse with LIBERTY incused. Crossed poles behind support a Liberty cap and a tiny eagle. E PLURIBUS UNUM is at the top rim, with stars squeezed in seven left, six right. On the reverse a large 5 occupies the center with a small CENTS arcing below, an open olive sprig surrounding, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA at the rim. Struck in pure nickel (as far as we know) with a plain edge. This eye-appealing Gem proof shows golden-gray surfaces with a sharp strike and problem-free surfaces.
    Ex: River Oaks and Krugjohann Part II Collections (Bowers and Ruddy, 11/1976), lot 935; Harry W. Bass, Jr. Research Foundation. Accompanied by the original auction flip showing provenance. HBCC-6173 (Bass Sylloge number).
    Selections From The Harry Bass, Jr. Foundation's A.N.A. Museum Display.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AMC, PCGS# 62225)

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