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    1926-S Buffalo Nickel, MS64
    Well-Preserved Condition Key

    1926-S 5C MS64 PCGS. The 1926-S is a key primarily because of its low mintage (970,000 pieces, the smallest in the series). But the availability of Mint State examples is also noticeably less than that of many other dates from this period. Above MS64, this issue is genuinely rare. PCGS and NGC have each seen only 14 submissions in MS65 and finer (6/16). This near-Gem remains accessible for collectors but possesses surface quality that rivals that of some Gem-graded coins. The strike is slightly soft overall but still above-average for a branch mint issue from the 1920s. Satiny, champagne luster emits overtones of orange-gold and lavender, giving this piece pleasant eye appeal.
    From The Craig and Jeff Lehrer Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22S7, PCGS# 3959)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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