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    Satiny MS65 1920-D Buffalo Nickel

    1920-D 5C MS65 PCGS. The '20-D is a scarce coin in all grades, but much of its reputation for rarity rests on the unavailability of fully struck, high grade Mint State pieces. This coin is not completely struck up, but the obverse is well defined with strong detailing on the Indian's braid and LIBERTY. The reverse is generally weak, especially on the bison's hair, tail, and shoulder areas. Gleaming satiny luster is covered with a faint overlay of pastel-golden patina. There are no mentionable abrasions on either side, only a few inconsequential carbon flecks are seen on the reverse under close examination. As a pedigree identifier, a tiny "BB-like" planchet indent (as struck) is seen on the longest feather. Population: 50 in 65, 1 finer (5/08).
    From The George Gee Collection of Buffalo Nickels.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22RR, PCGS# 3945)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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