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    1880 Shield Nickel, XF40
    Key Date Among Circulation Strikes

    1880 5C XF40 PCGS. The 1880 is the low-mintage key date among circulation-strike Shield nickels, with only 16,000 pieces struck. This is a pleasing XF40 representative with even gray patina and hints of golden color. The shield lines, olive veins, and star radials remain mostly distinct. Clean and attractive for the grade. Population: 9 in 40, 59 finer (7/19).
    From The Poulos Family Collection, Part II. (Registry values: N991)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 276E, PCGS# 3810)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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