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    1914 Buffalo Nickel, PR68
    Unimprovable Matte Proof, CAC Endorsed

    1914 5C PR68 PCGS. CAC. This PR68 matte proof 1914 Buffalo nickel is, by any measure, among the few finest survivors of the 1916 issue. Both PCGS and NGC report 16 examples in this numeric grade with none finer, but accounting for likely duplications, we suspect that far fewer different examples at both services survive at this ultimate grade level.

    The issue is -- despite its obvious rarity -- nonetheless a tad more available in the highest proof grades than its 1915 and 1916 counterparts, making it a clear target for type and date collectors. Light rose and pale lilac patina graces each side of this pristine and fully struck coin, one whose surfaces are virtually unimprovable. CAC endorsement is an important adjunct for collectors to consider, having been granted to just seven pieces at the grade level.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 278T, PCGS# 3991)

    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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    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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