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    Sharply Defined 1925-S Buffalo Nickel

    1925-S 5C MS63 NGC. Another of the mintmarked issues in the 1920s that is plagued by poor striking quality. Although by no means is this example fully struck, it has considerably more detail than usual. On the obverse, LIBERTY is separated from the rim, and the hair braid exhibits some detail. The reverse is quite well-defined with virtually full head details and a split tail. Extensive clash marks are visible in the obverse fields, with faint clash marks on the reverse. Satiny surfaces are fully lustrous with brilliant pale gold and iridescent toning. A few minor spots kept this from a higher grade, in our opinion.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 22S4, PCGS# 3956)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    24th-28th Tuesday-Saturday
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