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    Proof Gem 1916 Buffalo Nickel, One of 600 Pieces Struck

    1916 5C PR66 NGC. Grainy, impeccably preserved surfaces possess luminous apricot patina over both sides and are struck with exacting sharpness. A line on the reverse rim between 8 and 9 o'clock appears to be of mint origin. The scarcest of the matte proof Buffalo Nickel issues, one of a mere 600 pieces produced. (A proof 1917 Nickel has been reported but remains unverified.) Population: 51 in 66, 21 finer (8/04).(#3993) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 278V, PCGS# 3993)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    September, 2004
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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