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1937 5C PR68 PCGS....

2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach #1186

 
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Auction Ended On: Jun 6, 2013
Item Activity: 7 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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1937 Buffalo Nickel, PR68
Only One Numerically Finer Coin at PCGS
1937 5C PR68 PCGS. The 1937 proof Buffalo nickel employed the all-brilliant finish on all coins, rather than the less-popular Satin Finish used on some pieces the previous year. Only 5,769 proofs were struck, undoubtedly sufficient for collectors of the time but woefully inadequate for the numbers of collectors who would like an example today. This magnificent PR68 example displays razor-sharp definition on all design elements and the fields are deeply mirrored and flash strongly throughout the subtle iridescent shadings that blanket each side The visual appeal is tremendous. Population: 12 in 68, 1 finer (4/13).
From The MKJ Collection, Part II.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 278Z, PCGS# 3996)

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