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    1937-D Three-Legged Nickel, MS66
    Guide Book Variety

    1937-D 5C Three-Legged MS66 NGC. The 1937-D Three-Legged Buffalo nickel has enjoyed a listing in the Guide Book for several decades, and is considered an integral part of a complete set of the series. The variety was created when a Mint workman was resurfacing the reverse die to remove clash marks. The bison's front right leg is missing, although the hoof is still present. The entire reverse motif is slightly smaller than usual, with E PLURIBUS UNUM well-separated from the back of the animal. A diagonal line of minuscule die defects is visible between the front and hind legs. Those diagnostics are present on all genuine examples of this variety. This Premium Gem is nicely defined with frosty light gray luster. Hints of pale blue and delicate gold toning are evident on both sides. Census: 21 in 66 (2 in 66★ ), 3 finer (5/20).(Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 3982)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel

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