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1879/8 5c NGC Proof 66

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1879/8 5c NGC Proof 66

DLRC #: 26693 // PCGS #: 3834

Very flashy example of this popular over-date.

  • Category Nickels
  • Series Shield Nickels (Proof)
  • Type Shield no Rays
  • Years for Type 1867-1883
  • Strike Proof
  • Denomination Nickel
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 75% copper; 25% nickel
  • Weight 5g
  • Edge Type Plain
  • Mintage 3,200
Title Realized Sold
1879 18/18 5c NGC Proof 66 (VP-001) $1,000.00 07/04/2016
1879/8 5c PCGS Proof 66 $900.00 11/23/2015
1879/8 5c PCGS/CAC Proof 66 $1,010.00 02/27/2012
1879/8 5c PCGS Proof 66 $1,325.00 05/08/2008
1879/8 5c NGC Proof 66 $800.00 08/09/2004