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    1936 Satin Finish Buffalo Nickel, PR68
    Exceptional Technical and Visual Quality

    1936 5C Type One -- Satin Finish PR68 PCGS. Proof coinage was resumed at the Philadelphia Mint in 1936, for the first time in twenty years. The initial Satin finish on these new proofs, once described by Walter Breen as "sometimes almost matte," proved unpopular with collectors and a second Brilliant finish type was adopted prior to the end of the year.

    This is an exceptional high-grade specimen with razor-sharp strike definition and virtually pristine surfaces. Lovely rainbow toning is apparent on each side, mainly near the peripheries, with more vivid shades of sky-blue, yellow-gold and crimson seen on the obverse. A great coin with splendid eye appeal. Population: 34 in 68, 1 finer (6/14).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 278X, PCGS# 3994)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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