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    1883 Shield Nickel, MS67+
    Tied for Finest Known

    1883 5C MS67+ PCGS. CAC. Superb Gem 1883 Shield nickels are conditionally scarce, and those with a Plus designation are rare. No finer pieces are known. This coin represents the ideal final-year type coin. Lustrous, satiny surfaces yield iridescent gold, blue, and pale lilac color without any abrasions to distract the viewer. The strike is impressively sharp throughout, complementing the exceptional visual appeal. Only 13 pieces in this numeric grade are endorsed by CAC, setting this piece within the Condition Census for the issue. The 1883 Shield nickel is an essential component of the widely popular three-coin type set of 1883 nickels, including the Shield type as well as the With CENTS and No CENTS Liberty types. Population: 26 in 67 (4 in 67+), 0 finer. CAC: 13 in 67, 0 finer (7/21).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22PE, PCGS# 3813)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel

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    August, 2021
    18th-22nd Wednesday-Sunday
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