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    Border-Toned Gem 1918-S Nickel

    1918-S 5C MS65 PCGS. CAC. The 1918-S nickel is a rarity in Gem condition, and PCGS has certified just one numerically finer example (9/11). To make this coin's Registry-worthy status all the more impressive, it is housed in a green label holder (which also bears a richly deserved CAC sticker). Toning appears mainly at the borders, where gold and apricot hues extend slightly into the fields, while the interiors are mainly pale gray with perhaps a hint of blue. Decently if not exactingly struck and a great representative of a San Francisco issue that is seldom found so fine.(Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22RK, PCGS# 3940)

    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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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    13th-16th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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