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    1927-S Nickel, MS64
    Above-Average Strike

    1927-S 5C MS64 NGC. Similar to the quarter dollar from this year and mint, the 1927-S Buffalo nickel is a notable strike rarity. Most Mint State survivors are in the MS64 and lower range, and finer pieces are distinctly rare. This Choice example displays satiny golden-gray luster, and is unusually well-struck for the issue -- the horn is full, and there is only slight weakness detected on the bison's shoulder and the hair above the Indian's braid. Struck from worn dies, with evidence of die fatigue in the recesses. Only 26 coins are numerically finer at NGC (11/14).
    From The Free Tilly Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22SA, PCGS# 3962)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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