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    Superb 1879 Three Cent Nickel, Proof 68 Cameo

    1879 3CN PR68 Cameo NGC. A sharply struck Superb Gem that displays marvelous cameo contrast on each side, and has virtually pristine surfaces. Both sides exhibit a snow-white appearance without even a hint of patina. A splendid, carefully preserved proof type coin, although the business strike production for this year was just 38,000 pieces. Population: 2 in 68, none are finer (1/05).
    From The Mike Jacobson Collection.(#83775) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 275Z, PCGS# 83775)

    Weight: 1.94 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    February, 2005
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