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1926-S 5C MS65 NGC. The 1926-S boasts the lowest ...

2003 February Long Beach Signature Sale #314

 
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Auction Ended On: Feb 27, 2003
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Extraordinary 1926-S Buffalo Nickel--Colorfully Toned With Gem Quality Features
1926-S 5C MS65 NGC. The 1926-S boasts the lowest certified Mint State population in the Buffalo Nickel series along with the 1924-S, this per Lange (2000). The author also states that Gem quality survivors of the former issue are "nearly unknown." As far as we can tell, only two other MS65 NGC examples have appeared at major auction since 1990: the coin that realized $39,100 as lot 6209 in our recent January 2003 FUN Signature Sale, and a piece that sold as lot 2326 in Superior's auction of January 29, 1990. The eye appeal of the present representative is nothing short of breathtaking. Predominantly lilac-blue in the centers (although some slightly deeper colors are noted on the reverse), the peripheries are ringed in intense reddish-orange and golden toning. Both sides shimmer with a satiny finish that is virtually undisturbed by carbon or abrasions. The strike is bold in essentially all areas and well above average for an S-mint delivery in this series. Pedigree concerns compel us to mention a tiny fleck on the obverse over the Indian's cheekbone. Combined NGC and PCGS population for this issue in MS65 is a mere 13 coins, and there is only one MS66 NGC example finer (10/02). (NGC ID# 22S7, PCGS# 3959)

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