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    1931-S Nickel, MS67
    Unsurpassed Technical Merit

    1931-S 5C MS67 PCGS. With a mintage of only 1.2 million coins, the 1931-S is recognized as a slightly better date in circulated grades, but remains available in Mint State through the Gem level. Premium Gems, however, are scarce, and Superb Gems, such as the present piece, are major rarities. PCGS has seen only four coins in MS67, with none numerically finer; NGC contributes only three pieces in this grade, also with none numerically finer (3/15). This stellar coin exhibits beautiful, luminous surfaces that yield warm champagne-gold, lavender, and lilac hues. The bison's shoulder and the hair above the Indian's braid are a trifle soft, but the overall eye appeal is fully deserving of the lofty MS67 grade level. Truly among the finest 1931-S nickels known.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22SK, PCGS# 3971)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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