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    1913 Type Two Buffalo Nickel, PR68
    Tied for Finest Known
    One of Five So Fine With CAC

    1913 5C Type Two PR68 PCGS. CAC. The 1913 is the second scarcest Type Two matte proof Buffalo nickel, with only the 1916 being slightly more elusive overall. The scarcity of the date, particularly in high grade, belies the mintage 1,514 pieces, which is the highest of any Type Two matte proof. Examples are occasionally available in PR67, but in PR68 -- the finest grade achieved by any known example -- the 1913 Type Two proof is a distinguished rarity. PCGS and NGC combined list only 18 submissions in this grade, with only one coins -- an NGC piece -- being awarded a Plus designation.

    This PCGS coin is further distinguished among its peers with the CAC green label. CAC has approved only five 1913 Type Two proofs in this grade, and many collectors would consider these five pieces to comprise the Condition Census for the issue. In that light, this representative is as high quality as the issue is known. Razor-sharp detail characterizes the luminous matte surfaces, complementing gold, lilac, mint-green, and powder-blue hues that spread over each side. The preservation and eye appeal are exceptional. Population: 12 in 68, 0 finer. CAC: 5 in 68, 0 finer (11/20).
    Selections from The Don Kutz Collection. (Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 278S, PCGS# 3990)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2021
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
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