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    Desirable MS64 1926-S Nickel

    1926-S 5C MS64 PCGS. In his December 7, 2004 "Item of the Week" column for Numismatic News, Paul M. Green comments on the minor paradoxes of the 1926-S nickel, particularly that it "... is not an especially tough date. It probably should be tougher when you consider the fact that it had a mintage of 970,000, which makes it the lowest-mintage regular-date Buffalo nickel."
    Later, however, Green acknowledges that the issue "... has become an enormously important Buffalo nickel in top grades." This appealing near-Gem offers quicksilver luster beneath deep rose, olive, and dusky gold toning. It is well-defined for the date with few overt marks. PCGS has graded just 11 coins finer (3/09).
    From The Joseph C. Thomas Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22S7, PCGS# 3959)

    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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