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    Splendid Proof 1936 Type One Buffalo Nickel

    1936 5C Type One--Satin Finish PR67 PCGS. One of two Superb Gem proof 1936 Type One Nickels in this important collection, both sides shimmer with a lovely, mostly silver-gray appearance. Suggestions of golden patina appear to drift toward the upper borders, but we are unable to locate a single distracting blemish. The finish of these satin specimen strikings was such that many collectors mishandled them as an outward expression of their dissatisfaction with the Mint's workmanship. The Type Two-Brilliant Finish examples that followed later in the year met with a better reception.
    From the BTB Collection of Buffalo Nickels. (NGC ID# 278X, PCGS# 3994)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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