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    Borderline Gem 1925-S Nickel

    1925-S MS 64 PCGS. 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, with weak details on the bison's head and around the peripheries on nearly every mint state piece seen. Those of us who were privileged to view the Connecticut State Library coins as they arrived in Dallas were astonished to find not one, but two '25-S Buffaloes that could merit an MS 65 grade upon certification. This splendid example, while not quite as sharp on the reverse, is significantly better defined than most 64s. The obverse displays a glowing satiny brilliance and the periphery is tinted in golden pastels. (NGC ID# 22S4, PCGS# 3956)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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

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    Jul-Aug, 1997
    30th-2nd Wednesday-Saturday
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