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    Original, Golden Toned Proof 1916 Nickel

    1916 PR 66 PCGS. The scarcest matte proof nickel, with a mintage of only 600 pieces. This was also the final year for official proof strikings until 1936. As such, the 1916 is always a highly desirable proof issue. Carbon-free, satiny luster underlies the light, even, golden patina that covers both sides of this impressive proof nickel. (NGC ID# 278V, PCGS# 3993)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    March, 1998
    19th-20th Thursday-Friday
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