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    Choice Uncirculated 1921-S Nickel

    1921-S 5C MS64 PCGS. The 1921-S is one of the great strike rarities as well as absolute rarities in the Buffalo Nickel series. This piece lacks the planchet flaws, die cracks, and grease stains often seen on this issue, the only mint-made flaw being occasional heavy metal flow in the reverse field. The obverse striking details are complete; however, the reverse is less so with some softness noted on the bison's head as well as the tail. Bright and highly lustrous, each side is toned in attractive, multicolored "oil slick" shades.(#3948) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22RU, PCGS# 3948)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    September, 2005
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
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