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    Sharp Key-Date 1877 Three Cent Nickel, PR66 Cameo

    1877 3CN PR66 Cameo PCGS. This proof-only issue, with a mintage, according to the 2007 Guide Book, of 510+ pieces, is the key to the nickel three cent series. This bright Premium Gem specimen is essentially untoned and exquisitely struck; all of the lines on the III are fully defined. The frosty motifs are nicely highlighted against the mirrored fields, and a few tiny, light toning spots are noted on the obverse. A small die scratch on the lower left side of the final 7 in the date was thought by Walter Breen to be the remnants of a 6 (Breen 2437).(Registry values: N2998)

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

    Weight: 1.94 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    April, 2007
    9th-10th Monday-Tuesday
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