1867 5C No Rays, CA PR (PCGS# 83821)

2008 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #454

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    650
  • Grade:
    PR66
  • Price:
    $4,888.00
Lot Description
1867 5C No Rays PR66 Cameo NGC. The fields show a great depth of mirrored reflectivity and the devices are well-frosted. A single shallow scratch on the shield is noted on the obverse, but its effect is minor. Very delicately toned a light pink. 1867 marked the second year of issue for the Shield nickel, and the design was changed by eliminating the rays on the reverse to facilitate better striking. Census: 10 in 66, 2 finer (11/07).
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