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    Memorable 1936 Type One Nickel, PR68

    1936 5C Type One--Satin Finish PR68 PCGS. An essentially perfect Satin Finish example of this first striking variant from 1936. Following the matte proof coins that were struck two decades earlier, the first 1936 proof nickels had a finish reminiscent of the earlier coins, although without the grainy appearance. Pinpoint striking details characterize this proof, and each side is covered with rich golden-rose and lilac toning. The strike is so bold, in fact, that thin guide lines are visible at the top and bottom of the date. A memorable Satin Finish nickel. Population: 27 in 68, 1 finer (8/10).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 278X, PCGS# 3994)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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