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    1868 Shield Nickel, PR66 Ultra Cameo
    None Seen in Higher Numeric Grades

    1868 5C PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC. With an estimated mintage of 600 pieces, the 1868 proof Shield nickel is an elusive issue in all grades. This spectacular Premium Gem exhibits sharply detailed design elements throughout, with deeply mirrored fields that contrast boldly with the frosty devices. The well-preserved surfaces show some parallel horizontal striations in the reverse field and a few hints of golden-tan toning. Census: 2 in 66 Ultra Cameo (1 in 66 ), 0 finer (8/16).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 3UJH, PCGS# 93822)

    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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    September, 2016
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
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