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    Conditionally Scarce 1870 Premium Gem Nickel

    1870 5C MS66 PCGS. An important condition scarcity in the Shield nickel series, a mere ten Premium Gem business strikes have been certified by PCGS and NGC combined, and only one finer! Both sides of this MS66 specimen are enveloped in satiny luster and light nickel-gray color, with subtle lavender and gold undertones on the obverse. The design features are powerfully impressed, with only a few horizontal lines in the upper part of the shield revealing hints of softness. A couple of trivial marks in the lower left part of the shield are mentioned for accuracy. Population: 5 in 66, 0 finer (6/06).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 22P4, PCGS# 3797)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    August, 2006
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