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    Rare 1916 Doubled Die Obverse Nickel in Pleasing AU Preservation

    1916 5C Doubled Die Obverse AU 50 PCGS. Only five 1916 Doubled Die Obverse Buffalo nickels are believed extant in Mint State, and attractive, unimpaired examples are seldom available in any grade. The doubling is most pronounced on the digits in the date, but the Indian's profile and the feathers also display this feature upon closer examination. This is an exceptionally appealing coin whose smooth, essentially distraction-free surfaces are evenly toned a silver-gray color. Every device is sharply defined, and the wear is neither heavy nor extensive. A significant bidding opportunity for the advanced Buffalo nickel collector.
    From the Patrick J. Mullen Collection. (NGC ID# 2TSS, PCGS# 3931)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    February, 2001
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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