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    1937-D Three-Legged Nickel, MS66
    Pastel Iridescence, FS-901
    Among the Nicest Examples We Have Seen

    1937-D 5C Three-Legged, FS-901, MS66 PCGS. Attractive lemon-gold highlights join sharply struck, ice-blue central devices for outstanding eye appeal throughout both sides of this satin-smooth, three-legged nickel. A famous Cherrypickers' and Guide Book variety, the 1937-D nickel became a sensation when the bison's missing leg was publicized, creating a new legion of collectors -- along with the later discovery of 1955 doubled die Lincoln cents.

    This Premium Gem example radiates strong eye appeal. Lustrous and sharply struck for a three-legged nickel, despite typically eroded dies, the Mint anomaly is particularly obvious on this coin, with the bison's inside front leg wholly missing from stump to hoof. The preservation is terrific. Population: 14 in 66 (3 in 66+), 0 finer (1/20). (NGC ID# 22SX, Variety PCGS# 38475, Base PCGS# 3982)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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