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    Key 1877 Shield Nickel
    PR67 Ultra Cameo

    1877 5C PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC. A key to the Shield nickel series, the 1877 saw no business strikes produced and a meager estimated proof-only mintage of 510 pieces. Examples are eagerly sought at all grade levels by series specialists. This PR67 Ultra Cameo is deeply mirrored, with strong, flashy mint luster over the devices. Two slightly porous areas near the obverse rim at 7 and 8 o'clock fail to diminish the viewer's enthusiasm. The pristine nature of the surfaces elsewhere and deep contrast put this piece into a distinct minority -- the sole finest Ultra Cameo certified at NGC (7/11).
    From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 4YTA, PCGS# 93831)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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