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    1936 Buffalo Nickel, PR68
    Brilliant Finish Registry Coin

    1936 5C Type Two -- Brilliant Finish PR68 PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. The Mint resumed proof coinage in 1936 following a two decade hiatus. The 1936 proof Buffalo nickel was produced with both a satin finish and a brilliant finish, the latter returning to the tried and true proof production methods of pre-1913. The Brilliant Finish 1936 proof nickel is scarcer in high grade than its Satin counterpart. Examples are rare in PR68 and nearly uncollectible finer. In this grade, collectors expect virtual perfection, and that is what the Simpson coin offered. The fields glimmer with reflectivity, and the devices are fully struck. Powder-blue and lilac hues adorn the centers, ceding to russet, gold, green, and crimson around the borders. The eye appeal of this piece is exceptional. Population: 12 in 68 (1 in 68+), 2 finer (9/20).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 278Y, PCGS# 3995)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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