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    1885 Three Cent Nickel, MS65
    Only Six Finer at NGC

    1885 3CN MS65 NGC. Like many other minor coinage issues, most three cent nickel pieces from the late 1870s and 1880s are only found in proof format. Business strikes are extremely rare and drastically underrated as their true rarity has only recently been recognized. This lovely Gem has satin luster beneath delicate champagne and pale blue toning. The strike is bold with full vertical lines in each element of the denomination. The surfaces are virtually flawless with a single small tick below the rightmost I in the denomination. Census: 5 in 65, 6 finer (11/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 275G, PCGS# 3753)

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