1871 3¢ Nickel
Struck on 1¢ Stock
NGC MS 62 BN
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This is the only known off-metal mint error in the 3¢ Nickel series. Copper Cent stock that was intended for the production of Indian Head Cents was inadvertently punched to the size for 3¢ Nickels and was then struck by 3¢ dies. Unique.

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Featured in my NLG Award winning book, World's Greatest Mint Errors:

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