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    1868 5C PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. The depth of mirroring on this Premium Gem Cameo proof is reminiscent of a modern proof issue -- certainly far more reflective than is typically seen on Shield nickel proofs. The strike is sharp, and cameo contrast is outstanding. The lower-right obverse displays a glint of light golden toning. The date is lightly recut, visible at the bases of the 18 and within the loops of the 68. Population: 23 in 66 (4 in 66+) Cameo, 0 finer. CAC: 15 in 66, 0 finer (11/16).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 276J, PCGS# 83822)

    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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    January, 2017
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
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