1880 5C MS (PCGS# 3810)

2005 June Long Beach Signature Auction #376

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    Heritage Auctions
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Lot Description
1880 5C AU55 PCGS. Nicely defined with light gray patina. The lowest mintage (16,000) business strike issue of the Shield nickel series. The importance of this issue in business strike format will not be lost among the specialists of this series. Our auction archives provide details of all coins sold by us over the last 12 years. The data indicates that we have offered 219 examples of this date, including 202 Proof examples and just 17 business strikes! Population: 8 in 55, 18 finer (5/05). From The Western Hills Collection.
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