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    1873 Open 3 Shield Nickel, MS66
    Among the Finest Certified

    1873 5C Open 3 MS66 PCGS. CAC. An obvious Open 3 example, conditionally rare in this finest-achieved numeric grade. The obverse die is extensively cracked, and minor strike weakness occurs on the higher wreath leaves and the horizontal shield lines. The reverse stars are bold. Each side displays frosty silver-gray luster and unabraded surfaces. Population: 11 in 66 (3 in 66+), 0 finer (11/15).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 276C, PCGS# 3800)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    6th-11th Wednesday-Monday
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