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    Lightly Toned 1937-D Three-Legged Five Cents, MS63

    1937-D 5C Three-Legged MS63 NGC. FS-020.2. Delicate champagne-gold patina rests on the highly lustrous surfaces of this popular variety in the Buffalo nickel series. An impressive strike left strong definition on the design features, and a few light marks concealed within the central devices do not detract. David Bowers (2007) presents some historical background for the issue: "In the 1950s, nearly al coins in the marketplace were in grades such as Very Fine and Extremely Fine. ... Many hundreds of Mint Sate coins exist today. I have no idea where all of these came from. ... Perhaps a bunch of rolls turned up that included examples from this particular die."(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22SX, PCGS# 3982)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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