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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 961

1883 Proof Pattern Nickel Five Cent. Dies by Charles Barber.

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 961.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

United States, Nickel

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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1883 Proof Pattern Nickel Five Cent. Dies by Charles Barber. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, head of Liberty left, wearing coronet inscribed LIBERTY and decorate with wheat sheaves, cotton buds, and ivy leaves; 1883 below / 75 N./ 25 C. within wreath of corn and cotton; FIVE above, CENTS below, seven stars to left, six stars to right. Edge: plain. Struck on a magnetic, pure nickel planchet. Judd 1707; Pollock 1911. In NGC encapsulation 5938163-008, graded PF 61 Cameo.

From the Dr. Jay M. Galst Collection.

Before the release of the “Liberty nickel” in 1883, the mint struck patterns in a number of different compositions, including pure nickel, 75% nickel/25% copper, 50% nickel/50% copper, and 33% nickel/67% copper.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 20 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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