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    Rare Gem 1924-S Buffalo Nickel

    1924-S 5C MS65 PCGS. Although produced in greater numbers, the 1924-S is nearly as rare as the 1926-S in all Mint State grades. Of course, the original mintage of the '24-S is still limited for 20th century U.S. Nickel. Only 1.4 million pieces were produced, most with appreciably bold definition. The problem as far as advanced collectors are concerned is that few pieces were kept from circulation. This is a sharply impressed survivor with well above average detail for a Buffalo Nickel from the San Francisco branch mint including a full, sharp horn. The surface preservation is remarkable--not only is there no wear, but neither side reveals any bothersome abrasions or carbon flecks. Warm rose-gold toning overlays both sides. Population: 31 in 65, 1 finer (9/03).(#3953)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22RZ, PCGS# 3953)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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