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    1866 Rays Nickel, PR65 Cameo
    Inaugural Issue, Two-Year Type

    1866 5C Rays PR65 Cameo NGC. CAC. The inaugural issue in the Shield nickel series comprised reportedly 600+ proofs. The exact total is unknown and will almost certainly remain so, as minor proof coin mintages were unrecorded prior to 1878. Nickel-gray surfaces have deeply mirrored fields and excellent visual appeal to match the impressive technical quality.
    From The Kling Family Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 276G, PCGS# 83817)

    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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