1915-D 5C MS (PCGS# 3928)

LB Signature Sale #408

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    766
  • Grade:
    MS66
  • Price:
    $4,169.00
Lot Description
1915-D 5C MS66 NGC. The eye appeal is extraordinary, each side displaying dominant antique-gold patina with blushes of salmon-pink iridescence. Although the 1915-D as an issue is the first poorly struck Buffalo nickel from the Denver Mint (per Lange, 2000), the present example is sharply detailed throughout. The surfaces are problem-free save for some scattered flyspecks, most of which are seen on the obverse, and none of which are individually distracting. The 1915-D (7.5 million pieces produced), while somewhat scarce in lower grades, should only really be considered rare in grades at or above the Gem threshold. Census: 9 in 66, 0 finer (4/06).
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