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    Superb 1913-S Type One Buffalo Nickel, MS68
    Single Finest Certified at NGC

    1913-S 5C Type One MS68 NGC. A beautifully toned, immensely lustrous example of this most elusive Type One Buffalo nickel issue. Over sharply struck devices and pristine fields, wide bands of violet, gold-orange, and electric-blue patina add vibrancy to the coin's eye appeal. The surfaces seem virtually immaculate, even after close inspection with the aid of a magnifier. The somewhat pebbly reverse surface textures are mint-made, as are the clash marks beneath the Indian's chin and feather. This Superb example is the single finest-graded at NGC, and is tied for numerically finest certified by both grading services, with none finer (3/09).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22PY, PCGS# 3917)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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