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    1937-D Three-Legged Nickel, MS65
    Richly Toned, Early State

    1937-D 5C Three-Legged MS65 PCGS. CAC. FS-901. While die-state variants seldom achieve the broad-based popularity exhibited by doubled dies and overdates, the 1937-D Three-Legged nickel is one of the rare exceptions. Popularized within months of its discovery by the Bebees and others, the Three-Legged nickel has a range of high-grade survivors, though few can match or exceed the Gem offered here. Gold-orange outer toning gives way to light gray interiors that show touches of sage. Minor striking softness in the centers is typical, while the surfaces show less than the usual level of die erosion.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22SX, PCGS# 3982)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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