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    1926-S Nickel, Beautifully Toned MS63
    Pleasing Example of This Key Issue

    1926-S 5C MS63 PCGS. The 1926-S is the undisputed key to the regular issue Buffalo nickels. Only 970,000 pieces were struck and it is an issue that is genuinely rare in all grades, right down to Good-VG. Like most Uncirculated examples, this piece shows slight softness of high-point detail. However, the surfaces are bright and satiny with pale aqua over each side and golden-rose patina around the devices. As often seen on this key, the dies were overused, creating pronounced die flow lines at the margins of each side. In spite of the grade, there are no observable abrasions, the grade apparently is derived from the slight striking softness.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22S7, PCGS# 3959)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    December, 2015
    3rd-6th Thursday-Sunday
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