1885 5C MS (PCGS# 3846)

2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas #1175

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3416
  • Grade:
    MS66
  • Price:
    $18,800.00
Lot Description
1885 5C MS66 PCGS. CAC. Advanced die cracks are evident on both sides of this late die state Premium Gem. A series of obverse cracks join the date and most stars, with a meandering crack from star 4 through the coronet to the border over star 8. Several reverse cracks join nearly every letter. This sharply defined specimen has a full ear of corn at the lower left with full and precise details throughout. Gentle gold toning highlights the frosty mint luster on this beautiful key date Liberty nickel. Population: 17 in 66 (1 in 66+), 2 finer (9/12).
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