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    1924-D Nickel, MS66
    Tied for Finest Certified

    1924-D 5C MS66 PCGS. The 1924-D Buffalo nickel is a rather poorly struck issue overall, with the profound weakness in the central and border regions no doubt contributing to the scarcity of high-grade pieces. A number are certified at the MS64 grade level, but the issue's availability decreases rapidly at the Gem level, and Premium Gems, such as the piece here offered, are undeniably rare. PCGS and NGC combined have certified a paltry five coins in this grade (four at PCGS and one at NGC), with none finer (6/14). This representative displays rich, satiny mint luster and nearly unblemished surfaces. The design definition exhibits some typical softness, most notably on the bison's head and Indian's braid, though the strike is nonetheless above-average for the issue. A faint blush of light golden toning covers each side, with a tinge of amber near the upper obverse and lower reverse borders.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22RY, PCGS# 3952)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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