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    Premium Gem Proof 1916 Buffalo Nickel
    Last Matte Proof Issue

    1916 5C PR66 NGC. Only 600 matte proof Buffalo nickels were struck in 1916, making the issue scarce-to-rare in all grades. The present coin is a delightful Premium Gem, fully struck, with satiny mint luster and attractive gold and ice-blue patina. Eye appeal is extraordinary. Census: 51 in 66, 19 finer (4/12).
    From The Leonard Raines Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 278V, PCGS# 3993)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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