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1916/1916 5c Doubled Die Obverse NGC XF40 DDO (FS-016)

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1916/1916 5c Doubled Die Obverse NGC XF40 DDO (FS-016)

DLRC #: 223097 // PCGS #: 3931

(FS-016) This is the famously rare 1916 double die nickel with strong bold doubling of the date. Expecially difficult in higher grades since this variety was not discovered until the 1950s. Light grey and choice original.

  • Category Nickels
  • Series Buffalo Nickels
  • Type Buffalo Nickels, Type 2 (FIVE CENTS in Recess)
  • Years for Type 1913-1938
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Nickel
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer James Earle Fraser
  • Composition 75% copper; 25% nickel
  • Weight 5g
  • Edge Type Plain
  • Mintage 63,497,466