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    1927-S Buffalo Nickel, MS64+
    Advanced Die State

    1927-S 5C MS64+ NGC. This Choice 1927-S Buffalo nickel is moderately well-struck, despite significant die erosion in the fields. During the 1920s, the San Francisco Mint often used working dies well-beyond their life expectancy, resulting in poor strike quality. The Buffalo nickel and Standing Liberty quarter show the effects the most prominently. This five cent piece displays light golden toning over satiny surfaces. NGC records 28 finer examples (10/15).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22SA, PCGS# 3962)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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