Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 8

Lot 3906

1883 Pattern Nickel, plain edge. Judd-1708, Pollock-1912, Rarity-7. . J-1708. PCGS graded Proof 66. A magnificent coin that boasts enticing blue toning around the edges and rose gold at the centers. Perfectly struck and preserved, with clean surfaces and devices. The obverse is the Liberty nickel head of issue, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around, on the reverse we see a complex wreath of wheat, cotton and corn, with 75 N. and 25 C at the center, FIVE above and CENTS below, the central device refers to the three quarters nickel to one quarter copper in the alloy. Deep mirror fields and superb colors. Only 2 graded by PCGS, this coin and one graded lower, making this likely the finest known of this extremely rare pattern issue.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 3,500.

Realized $7,188

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