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    Semi-Key Date 1918-S Buffalo Nickel MS64

    1918-S 5C MS64 PCGS. Among the most elusive semi-keys to the Buffalo nickel series in near-Gem and Gem condition, the 1918-S is a coin that appears frequently on collectors' want lists. The present example is extremely lustrous, with glints of gold and lilac on the highpoints. Considerable die fatigue and erosion are evident. On the obverse, it takes the form of die clash marks behind the Indian's neck and bold die cracks, one along the leftmost feather, a second from the tip of that feather to the rim. On the reverse, the die fatigue produces an orange-peel effect in the fields.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22RK, PCGS# 3940)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    April, 2007
    9th-10th Monday-Tuesday
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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