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    1912-S Nickel, MS66
    Richly Toned Key Coin

    1912-S 5C MS66 PCGS. Though a number of half dime issues were struck at branch mints, the first five cent nickels produced outside Philadelphia were the fraternal-twin 1912-D and 1912-S issues, struck in the last official year of the Liberty nickel. This Premium Gem representative of the 1912-S key date has rich peach and gold toning over prominent cartwheel luster and remarkably sharp devices. The vast majority of the stars show clear centrils and even the left ear of corn on the reverse shows a certain level of detail, though not to the point of kernel-counting. Population: 10 in 66, 0 finer (6/13).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 277R, PCGS# 3875)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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