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    1877 Three Cent Nickel, PR66 Cameo
    Scarce, Proof-Only Issue

    1877 3CN PR66 Cameo NGC. Pale champagne and nickel-white zones merge into one another on this charming Cameo coin, from a proof-only mintage of just 900 pieces, by far the scarcest of all the proof-only coins in the series. A well-struck coin, with gleaming mirrors beneath the patina and readily appreciable contrast. This is the sole three cent nickel of the year for date collectors, and an issue that always draws strong hands into the bidding.
    Ex: U.S. Coins Signature (Heritage, 10/2009), lot 225.(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 275X, PCGS# 83773)

    Weight: 1.94 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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