Description

    Well-Struck Gem Proof 1877 Shield Nickel

    1877 5C PR65 NGC. The 1877 three cent nickel, five cent nickel, and twenty cent piece are all proof-only issues, although the last is often forgotten. The Guide Book, Breen's Proof Encyclopedia, and the Bowers series Guide Book all differ on the number of proofs that were issued, ranging from 510 to 1,250. In any case there are few surviving finer than this Gem proof, a well-struck piece with rose tinges and no distractions. NGC has seen 42 submissions finer (4/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 276U, PCGS# 3831)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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