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    1918-S Nickel, MS64
    Elusive This Appealing

    1918-S 5C MS64 PCGS. CAC. The 1918-S nickel has a reputation for being poorly struck, even with examples coined from fresh dies, pointing to poor die spacing as being the likely cause of the striking weakness. This example shows some slight softness on the hair above the braid and on the bison's shoulder, though the strike is otherwise unusually sharp for the issue. Light clash marks are present, but die erosion is minimal. Each side is illuminated in satiny golden-gray and lavender-blue hues, with no mentionable abrasions on either side. PCGS has certified only 36 numerically finer representatives (9/14).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22RK, PCGS# 3940)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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