1877 5C, CA PR (PCGS# 83831)

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

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3403
  • Grade:
    PR66
  • Price:
    $7,050.00
Lot Description
1877 5C PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. A sensational representative of the rare, proof-only 1877 Shield nickel issue, featuring brilliant nickel-gray surfaces that retain only a trace of ice-blue toning on both sides. Few 1877 or 1878 Shield nickels have any degree of contrast, while this piece has excellent field-to-device contrast. Population: 30 in 66 (2 in 66+) Cameo, 5 finer (9/12).
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