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    Gem Uncirculated 1925-S Nickel

    1925-S MS 65 NGC. One of the key dates in the Buffalo series and scarce in all grades, the 1925-S is also one of the premier strike rarities in the series with weak details on the bison's head and around the peripheries the norm. While this piece is not quite fully struck, it has a certain charm that many examples of this date lack. Perhaps it is the combination of strong satin-like luster and original golden-rose patina that tend to overpower any striking deficiencies on this piece. The bison's head is a bit softly defined, as one would expect, but overall, the coin is boldly struck. One of the most important offerings in the Buffalo nickel series. Population: 8 in 65, none higher (10/95). (NGC ID# 22S4, PCGS# 3956)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    January, 1996
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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