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1979-S Jefferson Nickel Proof Type 2 PR70DCAM PCGS

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This example is a perfectly struck 1979-S TYpe 2 Jefferson nickel proof graded PR70 Deep Cameo by PCGS.  The coin shows outstanding frosty details on a perfect mirror-like field.  Only ~2% of all of the 1979-S Type 2 Jefferson proof nickels achieve the PR70 DCAM designation.


DESIGNER: Felix Schlag


DIAMETER: 21.20 millimeters


WEIGHT: 5.00 grams


MINTAGE: 3,677,175


MINT: San Francisco


COMPOSITION: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel