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    Originally Toned 1916 Matte Proof Nickel, PR66

    1916 5C PR66 NGC. Final year of issue in the matte proof series and one of only 600 pieces produced. This is a terrific coin and one that is obviously original and untampered. The center of each side shows a small circle of brilliance but the remainder of each side is covered with ever deepening shades of golden-russet toning as the viewer's attention moves toward the rim. Close examination with a magnifier reveals surfaces that approach technical perfection. Population: 46 in 66, 11 finer (2/03).
    From the Bay Area Collection. (NGC ID# 278V, PCGS# 3993)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    March, 2003
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