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    Elusive Gem 1920-S Buffalo

    1920-S MS 65 ANACS. One of the great condition rarities in the Buffalo nickel series. Although nearly ten million pieces were minted, the vast majority were spent and spent and spent again, leaving only a small quantity of uncirculated pieces. From that number, most exhibit dullish luster and weak highpoint definition. The present example is certainly an exception, displaying sharp, frosty features and overlaid in splashes of light rose and russet toning. (NGC ID# 22RS, PCGS# 3946)

    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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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 1995
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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