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    Sumptuous Gem 1918-S Nickel

    1918-S 5C MS65 PCGS. Like many other mintmarked Buffalo nickel issues of the 1910s and 1920s, the 1918-S often shows poor definition, a combination of under-powered strikes and the overwork of dies to the point of substantial erosion. While this satiny piece does exhibit a number of flow lines, the overall eye appeal is substantially above-average, greatly aided by delightful golden peripheral toning that yields to mint-green and ice-blue in the well-preserved centers. This popular issue is virtually unavailable any finer; NGC and PCGS have graded a mere two finer examples between them (6/08).
    From The University Drive Collection.(Registry values: N7079) (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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