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    PR66 Cameo 1885 Liberty Nickel

    1885 5C PR66 Cameo PCGS. When scarce or rare date Liberty nickels are discussed, the 1885, 1886, and 1912-S issues lead the conversation. While Gem Mint State examples of this date are seldom encountered, the highest grade proofs are more easily located, yet always in extreme demand, especially when they are as attractive as this specimen. Both sides have deeply mirrored fields and outstanding contrast, all enhanced by pale gold color. A few splashes of deeper gold toning are visible on the reverse. Population: 25 in 66 Cameo, 5 finer (5/06). In addition, two coins have been given the Deep Cameo designation, grading PR64 and PR66.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 277T, PCGS# 83883)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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