Description

    Rare, High Grade 1916 Doubled Die Nickel

    1916 5C Doubled Die Obverse AU50 NGC. DDO-1, FS-016. Lightly worn over both sides, the muted gray surfaces show accents of reddish-tan color. The re-hubbing on this variety is very strong. So much so that it is difficult to imagine why this variety wasn't discovered until 1962. The Doubled Die 1916 Nickel is probably the rarest coin of the 20th century that is included as a part of a regular U.S. series. It is elusive in all grades and virtually unobtainable in AU and Mint State.(#3931) (Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 2TSS, PCGS# 3931)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    January, 2005
    12th-15th Wednesday-Saturday
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