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    Satiny and Original Gem 1917-S Buffalo Nickel

    1917-S 5C MS65 PCGS. The 1917-S is one of the great strike rarities among early Buffalo Nickels. In many ways it is comparable to the 1915-S. This piece is exceptionally well struck on the reverse and only lacks the slightest highpoint detail above the knot in the braid on the obverse. Light, even, original gray-rose toning is seen on each side of this satiny, problem-free Gem. Population: 57 in 65, 17 finer (10/02).
    From the Col. Carmine Penta Collection. (NGC ID# 22RF, PCGS# 3936)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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