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    1916 Buffalo Nickel, PR68
    Brilliant Matte Surfaces

    1916 5C PR68 NGC. Including both types of 1913, and the two issues of the 1930s, a complete set of proof Buffalo nickels includes just seven coins. An eighth could be counted if both satin and brilliant finish 1936 nickels are considered. Just 600 matte proof nickels were minted in 1916, and survivors at the highest grade levels are rarely encountered. NGC and PCGS had graded a total of just a dozen examples in PR68 with none finer. This matte proof Buffalo nickel is stunning. An amazing Superb Gem, this piece has brilliant surfaces with absolutely complete design definition and gorgeous gold and pale blue toning. The surfaces are flawless. Hints of violet add to the eye appeal of this piece that is tied for the finest certified. Census: 2 in 68, 0 finer (6/20).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 278V, PCGS# 3993)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    August, 2020
    3rd-9th Monday-Sunday
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