1938 5C PR (PCGS# 4175)

2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263

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Complete Set of Proof Jefferson Nickels, PCGS Certified PR 67-68, 1938-1964. This is the Ed Wielawski PCGS Registry Set, and it is one of the finest certified sets ever assembled. Each coin has exemplary eye appeal, and obvious care was taken in selecting each individual piece. Included are: 1938 PR 67. A splendid Superb Gem example with remarkably pristine surfaces. 1939 Type of '38 PR 67. Untoned with a trace of frost on the devices, this memorable specimen is deeply reflective. 1940 Type of '40 PR 67. A magnificent example with completely hairline-free surfaces. 1941 PR 67. This splendid example is deeply reflective and possesses a hint of golden toning on the obverse rim. 1942 Type One PR 67. A fully struck example with no discernable flaws. 1942 Type Two PR 67. A trace of haziness is seen on the reverse of this splendid example. 1950 PR 67. A lovely example with a mild cameo appearance. 1951 PR 67. The frosty devices contrast nicely with the reflective fields. 1952 PR 68. This Superb Gem example nears perfection. 1953 PR 68. A fully reflective Jefferson nickel with immaculate surfaces. 1954 PR 68. Light champagne toning graces this example. 1955 PR 68. A well preserved example with a mild cameo appearance. 1956 PR 68 Cameo. Champagne toning blankets this example. 1957 PR 68. A spectacular example with nice black and white contrast between the fields and devices. 1958 PR 68 Cameo. A small lint mark on the reverse is the only noticeable distraction. 1959 PR 68 A fully struck example that nears perfection. 1960 PR 69. One must examine this piece with a scanning electron microscope to find any imperfections. 1961 PR 69 Cameo. Excellent contrast between the frosty devices and reflective fields give this Superb Gem example outstanding eye appeal. 1962 PR 69. A pristine example with gorgeous surfaces. 1963 PR 70. The PCGS definition of perfection. 1964 PR 69 Deep Cameo. A deeply contrasted example with virtually unimprovable surfaces.
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