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    1880 Nickel, XF45
    Key to the Series

    1880 5C XF45 PCGS. The 1880 is the no-questions key date among circulation-strike Shield nickels. Apart from two proof-only issues in the 1877 and 1878, the 1880 has a series-low mintage of 16,000 coins. PCGS estimates a survivorship of about 100 pieces across the grade spectrum. This stone-gray XF representative retains good detail despite softness on the upper shield and leaves. A couple of small flecks occur within the verticals and in the reverse fields. Population: 6 in 45, 44 finer (10/16).(Registry values: N991)

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

    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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    January, 2017
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
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