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    1942-P Type Two Nickel, PR68
    Only Silver Proof Nickel of the War Era

    1942-P 5C Type Two PR68 PCGS. The 1942 Type Two Jefferson nickel is the only silver alloy "war nickel" that was struck in proof format. Examples are generally available, although they become conditionally rare in the uppermost grades. Moreover, few Cameo examples are known at all. This PR68 coin is numerically finer than any Cameo graded at PCGS, and it is one of only 19 pieces reported this fine at that service. A single PCGS coin is listed finer. The strike is sharp, and the reflective fields display lovely champagne-gold, lavender, and peach-orange toning, with the obverse having significantly deeper hues than the reverse. Eye appeal and preservation are outstanding. Population: 19 in 68, 1 finer (7/20).(Registry values: N991)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 27A4, PCGS# 4180)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 56% Copper, 35% Silver, 9% Mangnese


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