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    Difficult Gem Uncirculated 1919-S Nickel

    1919-S 5C MS65 NGC. Although not complete, the strike on this difficult San Francisco issue is noteworthy for its crispness of detail. We report only slight incompleteness of strike on the bison's shoulder and head that does not, however, inhibit the pleasing appearance of this example. The surfaces are mark-free and display lovely steel-gray patina, along with shimmering mint luster and a slightly glossy appearance. A noteworthy striking rarity and condition rarity, the 1919-S is not often found with the technical and aesthetic attributes of the current offering, a lovely Gem that would seemingly enhance the quality of any high-grade collection. Census: 13 in 65, none are finer (7/06).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22RN, PCGS# 3943)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2006
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
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