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    Pristine Gem Proof 1913 Type One Buffalo Nickel

    1913 5C Type One PR65 NGC. Only 1,520 proofs were struck of this one-year type, making the Type One nickel a very desirable coin for 20th century type collectors. This piece looks much finer than the stated grade. The coin is free from carbon spotting and shows no obvious contact marks. Lightly and evenly toned, the satin-like surfaces show the pronounced rippled effect of the matte proofing process that is characteristic of this issue.
    From The Hensley Collection. (NGC ID# 278R, PCGS# 3988)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    November, 2005
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