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1867 5C No Rays PR65DCAM PCGS #93821

CAC. Reverse Style D. Stars point to right serif of (STAT)E(S) and between AM. The obverse die is Dannreuther-1, same as on the rare 1867 Rays, with left serif of 1 over right half of a dentil, detached bottom leaf left of the shield, and recutting on the 7. According to research by John Dannreuther, this obverse was used first to strike With Rays proofs on or before Feb. 8, 1867, then No Rays proofs (as here), then more With Rays proof in a later die state. This No Rays Gem shows profound contrast and equal eye appeal over quicksilver surfaces that show no trace of color. A loupe reveals faint recutting on a couple of the reverse stars, but aside from a couple of tiny dark flecks there is little evidence of any post-Mint distractions. 1/0 (7/12) 1/1 (5/13) 1/3 (12/15)

1868 5C PR66+ CAM PCGS #83822

CAC. 2/0 (12/15)

1869 5C PR66+ CAM PCGS #83823

CAC 3/1 (1/16)

1870 5C PR66CAM PCGS #83824

CAC. Ex: Eliasberg. Graded PR67 in its Eliasberg auction appearance, and the piece appears essentially as made even when after prolonged study beneath a loupe. Precisely struck and nearly untoned. PCGS 14/0 (2/09) PCGS 19/4 (5/15) Ex: Edouard Frossard, 3/1894; J.M. Clapp; Clapp estate, 1942; Louis E. Eliasberg Collection (Bowers and Merena, 5/1996), lot 757.

1871 5C PR66+ CAM PCGS #83825

CAC 3/0 (5/13)

1872 5C PR66+ CAM PCGS #83826

CAC. 2/2 (11/13) 3/4 (1/16)

1873 5C Closed 3 PR66CAM PCGS #83827

CAC. 22/1 (11/13)

1875 5C PR66CAM PCGS #83829

CAC. 9/1 (1/16)

1876 5C PR67CAM PCGS #83830

CAC - 5/1 (1/16)

1878 5C PR67 PCGS #3832

14/0 (11/13), 21/2 (2/19)

1879 5C PR67CAM PCGS #83833

CAC. 5/0 (1/16)

1879/8 5C PR66CAM PCGS #83834

CAC 36/8 (1/16)

1880 5C PR67+ CAM PCGS #83835

3/1 (12/15)

1882 5C PR67CAM PCGS #83837

CAC. PCGS 13/?? (9/12), PCGS 25/1 (2/19)

1883 5C No CENTS PR67CAM PCGS #83878

CAC. This stunning piece fully merits the Cameo label, with excellent field-device contrast over the lightly gold-kissed surfaces. A real beauty in hand. PCGS 11/0 (11/09) PCGS 13/0 (11/13) PCGS 18/0 (05/15)

1883 5C With CENTS PR67+ PCGS #3881

CAC. 6/1 (1/16)

1885 5C PR68 PCGS #3883

CAC. 1/0 (5/13). 2/0 (4/18). The mirrors are clean, clear, sleek, and have moderate depth and reflectivity. Both sides are an ORIGINAL nickel/lilac/pale gold color. Miss Liberty and the details are needle sharp in strike and have light frost. The eye appeal is beautiful!

1886 5C PR66+ CAM PCGS #83884

CAC. Business strikes of 1886 are important key issues in the Liberty nickel series, adding demand to the surviving proofs. This Premium Gem Cameo proof has excellent contrast with brilliant light gray surfaces and wonderful eye appeal. 3/2 (12/13) 3/2 (1/14)

1888 5C PR66+ PCGS #3886

CAC. The mirrors are deep but do have some very light golden/lilac toning. Miss Liberty and the details are lightly frosted and have needle sharp strikes. PCGS 2, 6 Higher (7/12) 2/6 (5/13)

1892 5C PR66+ CAM PCGS #83890

CAC, . A fully struck Premium Gem Cameo proof with brilliantly reflective fields, this is a pleasing example. Liberty's cheek displays a few minor contact marks. 2/0 (12/13). 3/0 (1/14). Purchased as PR66CA.

1894 5C PR67CAM PCGS #83892

CAC 7/2(2/16)

1896 5C PR67 PCGS #3894

CAC. Among business strike Liberty nickels, the 1896 is known as an important date that is elusive in high grades. For that reason, many collectors opt for the more available proof example. This Superb Gem proof, a fully struck specimen, is virtually flawless and features amazing gold and rainbow toning on each side. 3/0 (9/12), 3/0 (1/22). Purchased non CAC.

1898 5C PR67+ CAM PCGS #83896

CAC. 3/0 (1/16)

1899 5C PR67 PCGS #3897

CAC 13/2 (1/16)

1901 5C PR67 PCGS #3899

CAC. Ex: Compradore Collection. A satiny peach-gold Superb Gem that boasts an exemplary strike and an absence of perceptible carbon or contact. Population: 28 in 67 (1 in 67+), 0 finer (11/12). Ex: Dallas Signature (Heritage, 11/2005), lot 618; West Palm Beach Signature (Heritage, 6/2008), lot 386; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2010), CAC. 27/1 (5/13)

1903 5C PR67+ CAM PCGS #83901

CAC. 1/0 (10/12) 4/1 (1/14)

1904 5C PR67+ CAM PCGS #83902

CAC 1/0 (12/15)

1905 5C PR66CAM PCGS #83903

CAC. Delicate lavender and gold overtones appear on the ice-blue surfaces of this lovely Premium Gem Cameo proof. Remarkable mirrored fields surround the satin devices of this example. Cameo proofs of all denominations from the early 20th century are rarities. Population: 4 in 66 Cameo, 1 finer (8/12). 6/1 (5/13)

1907 5C PR66CAM PCGS #83905

CAC. Discounting the clandestine 1913 issue, the 1907 Liberty Head nickel boasts the lowest proof mintage of the series, at 1,475 pieces. This sharply detailed Premium Gem exhibits distinct cameo contrast between the frosty devices and the deeply mirrored fields. 12/4 (5/13) 12/4 (1/14)

1908 5C PR66CAM PCGS #83906

CAC. Gleaming gold-accented surfaces offer immense reflectivity on this delightful Premium Gem specimen. Decisively struck and appealing, an unusual Cameo representative of this later Liberty issue. From a mintage of just 1,620 pieces. 13/4 (07/12) 16/4 (05/13) 17/5 (01/14) 21/15 (05/15)

1910 5C PR67DCAM PCGS #93908

CAC. 1/0 (12/13) This example has bold design elements with pristine surfaces, deeply mirrored fields, highly lustrous devices, and only a hint of delicate champagne toning.

1911 5C PR67CAM PCGS #83909

CAC. With 1,733 specimens struck, the 1911 is among the lower-mintage proof Liberty nickel issues, and it rarely comes so fine as this PR67 Cameo example. Excellent field-to-device contrast persists through rich patina, zones of aquamarine and peach. Carefully preserved and gorgeous. Population: 7 in 67 Cameo, 0 finer (2/09)

1913 5C Type 1 PR67+ PCGS #3988

CAC. 3/3 (12/13) - 7/4 (12/15)

1936 5C Brilliant PR67+ PCGS #3995

CAC 26/8 (2/16)

1937 5C PR67 PCGS #3996

CAC. This extremely flashy Superb Gem remains free of toning and displays bold detail. The surfaces of this example are virtually pristine other than a small depression near the bison's front hooves. Only 12 examples have achieved numerically higher grades from PCGS (12/12). From The Richard P. Ariagno, M.D. Collection. 434/32 (5/13)

1939 5C PR67+ PCGS #4176

Upgraded to +

1951 5C PR67CAM PCGS #84183

96/5 (5/13)

1952 5C PR67CAM PCGS #84184

132/21 (5/13)

1961 5C PR69CAM PCGS #84193

25/0 (5/13)

1942-P 5C Type 2 PR67+ PCGS #4180

CAC - 2/13 (1/14)