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    1877 Three Cent Nickel, PR66+
    Attractive Pastel Toning

    1877 3CN PR66+ PCGS. Three cent nickel production in 1877 included only proofs. Circulation strike coinage was suspended this year and the following year, 1878, before being resumed in 1879. The 1877 proof's mintage was only 900 coins. A surviving example is essential for a complete date set of this three cent nickel issue. The present example is sharp and much more reflective than many examples we have seen. Attractive pastel toning on each side pleases the eye. Population: 68 in 66 (6 in 66+), 7 finer (12/19).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 275X, PCGS# 3773)

    Weight: 1.94 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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