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    Rare 1916 Nickel, PR66

    1916 5C PR66 NGC. The 1916 proof nickel has a low mintage of 600 pieces, and some coins that did not sell may have been destroyed at the Mint, making this the rarest of the early period Buffalo nickels (David Lange, 2006). Light champagne-gold patina bathes both sides of this Premium Gem, and a solid strike brings out bold definition on the design elements. No significant contacts or carbon spots are visible. Census: 49 in 66, 22 finer (6/08).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 278V, PCGS# 3993)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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