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    1880 Shield Nickel, AU58
    Premier Key Date

    1880 5C AU58 ANACS. With only 16,000 coins minted, the 1880 is the premier circulation-strike issue in the Shield nickel series. This near-Mint example grades about 20 points higher than the typical 1880. Every element of the design, from the olive leaves to the date to the stars, is needle-sharp and practically unworn. Stone-gray surfaces show a few marks on the shield and in the reverse field. Housed in a small sized holder.(Registry values: N1793) (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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    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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