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    1872 5C MS65 NGC. Despite a recorded mintage of slightly more than 6 million pieces, the 1872 Shield nickel is more difficult to locate at the upper grade levels than the large mintage might indicate. This Gem displays nice luster and reveals subtle hints of toning. The upper obverse exhibits an incompleteness of strike. Several die cracks and as-made strike-throughs are present, including an area to the right of the date. Census: 36 in 65, 15 finer (10/13).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 22P6, PCGS# 3799)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    December, 2013
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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