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    1866 Shield Nickel, PR67 Cameo
    Popular Rays Type, None Certified Finer

    1866 5C Rays PR67 Cameo NGC. While proof 1866 Shield nickels may not be as scarce as the official mintage of 600 pieces suggests, they are definitely a challenge to locate with black and white superb cameo surfaces such as those seen on this coin. Brilliant throughout, the surfaces are exceptionally clean and the contrast is stark between the fields and devices. The two diagnostic die alignment marks are seen at the center of the obverse and reverse. The Rays design only lasted two years, making this date extremely popular with type collectors. Census: 7 in 67 Cameo, 0 finer (12/11).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 276G, PCGS# 83817)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    February, 2012
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