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    1937-D Three-Legged Nickel, MS64
    Sharp Strike, Smooth Satiny Appeal

    1937-D 5C Three-Legged, FS-901, MS64 NGC. The Indian's braid knot and upper hair detail is strong, although as always, a few areas on the reverse are slightly weak from the single die pair that was used to create the famous variety. A string of raised die lumps (rust pits) extend between the fore and hind legs, curving up from the mound top to the top of the left rear leg. Lilac accents join golden highlights and satiny luster for nice eye appeal. One or two minor nicks and some planchet roughness on the Indian's neck determine the near-Gem grade. NGC reports only 82 numerically finer examples of this classic Buffalo nickel anomaly (4/16). (NGC ID# 22SX, Variety PCGS# 38475, Base PCGS# 3982)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    June, 2016
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