About 1876 Shield Nickels (Proof)
This date has a low mintage of 1,150 coins of which most were saved, making this issue tough but extremely accessible. Commonly found in most grades and a scarcity only as a gem. Difficult to locate with cameo surfaces and rare with deep cameo surfaces. Normally comes white with some searching required for toners. This issue is the first in the proof series in which deep cameos are accessible.
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