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    Superb Matte Proof 1916 Buffalo Nickel

    1916 5C PR67 PCGS. Just 600 Matte Proof nickels were struck in 1916, but further reinforcing its rarity is that an unknown number of proofs remained unsold at the end of the year and were destroyed in the Mint. Few of the survivors remain in as pristine condition as this sharply struck example. Light nickel-gray surfaces are fully lustrous, and are accented by hints of pale rose toning. Neither side of this Superb Gem has any imperfections. There is no evidence of the usual fly specks that so often plague the early proof Buffalo nickels. This is one of the finest example on the market today, and represents an extremely important opportunity for the advanced specialist.
    From The Sounder Collection.(#3993) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 278V, PCGS# 3993)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    November, 2005
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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