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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. “The Art & Science of Numismatics”

The Quail Run Collection of Buffalo Nickel Errors

September 2013


Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. “The Art & Science of Numismatics” 31 N. Clark Street • Chicago, Illinois 60602

Tel: (312) 609-0016

Internet: www.hjbltd.com

Fax: (312) 609-1305 Email: info@hjbltd.com

The Quail Run Collection of Buffalo Nickel Errors U.S. Numismatic Experts Mike Printz, David Greenstein Imaging and cataloging - Mike Printz Layout - Aaron Berk

The Quail Run collection was assembled over a span of 15 years and is a nearly complete date and mint mark run of impressive errors of one of the most popular series in United States Numismatics. From minor to exceptionally dramatic, there is something for the error enthusiast and Buffalo Nickel aficionado. A few highlights from this collection include:

1916 D Struck 10% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 64 1918 S Struck 20% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 64

1919 D Struck 5% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 64

1920 Struck 65% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 64

1921 Struck 50% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 63

1926 Struck 40% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 63

1929 Struck 40% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 64

• 1924 Struck 35% Off Center - PCGS Mint State 63

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1913 Type 1

US54311 Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54311 - Type 1. Long strike through reverse. The Quail Run Collection. $530

1913 S Type 1

US54312 Nickel

MS64

PCGS

Nickel MS64

PCGS

US54312 - Type 1. 4% clipped planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $410

1913 S Type 1

US54313

US54313 - Type 1. Struck 5% off center at 3:00. Beautiful, original toning both obverse and reverse with superb luster and eye appeal. The Quail Run Collection. $1075

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No Date

US54314 Nickel EF40 PCGS

US54314 - No Date. Struck 60% off center at 9:45. The Quail Run Collection. $975

No Date

Type 2

US54315 Nickel

AU58

PCGS

US54315 - No Date, Type 2. Struck 20% off center at 6:30. lovely for the grade - choice AU. The Quail Run Collection. $875

No Date

Type 2

US54316 Nickel

F15

NGC

US54316 - No Date, Type 2. Struck 25% off center at 9:00. The Quail Run Collection. $500

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No Date Type 2

US54317 Nickel

AU55

PCGS

US54317 - No Date, Type 2. Struck 30% off center at 5:30. The Quail Run Collection. $1695

No Date S Type 2

US54318 Nickel

AU50

PCGS

US54318 - No Date, Type 2, S Mint. Struck 50% off center 3:30. The Quail Run Collection. $1325

No Date Type 2

US54319 Nickel

AU53

PCGS

US54319 - No Date, Type 2. 18% clipped planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $675

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No Date Type 2

US54320 Nickel

MS64

PCGS

US54320 - No Date, Type 2. Large 26% clipped planchet. Superb luster and pale gold and nickel blue color. The Quail Run Collection. $750

No Date Type 2

US54321 Nickel

VG8

NGC

US54321 - No Date, Type 2. Double struck, rotated in collar. The Quail Run Collection. $2175

1913 Type 2

US54322 Nickel AU53 PCGS

US54322 - Type 2. Broadstruck out of collar. The Quail Run Collection. $625

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US54323

1913 D Type 2

Nickel

F15

NGC

US54323 – Type 2. Obverse half of split planchet - #1 of 2 and sold as a mated pair with the following coin, inventory number 54324.

US54324

1913 D Type 2

Nickel

F15

NGC

US54324 - Type 2. Reverse half of split planchet - #2 of 2 and sold as a mated pair with the prior coin, inventory number 54323. The Quail Run Collection. $575 for pair

1913 D Type 2

US54325 Nickel

MS62

PCGS

US54325 - Type 2. 35 degree rotated reverse. Exceptionally pleasing coin for an MS62! The Quail Run Collection. $350

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1913 S Type 2

US54326 Nickel

AU50

PCGS

US54326 - Type 2. Struck 10% off center at 6:30. The Quail Run Collection. $1500

1914

US54327 Nickel AU58 ANACS

US54327 - Straight clip. First generation ANACS “mini” holder. The Quail Run Collection. $750

1914

US54328 Nickel EF45 PCGS

US54328 - Struck 25% off center at 10:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1175

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1914 S

US54329 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54329 - Broadstruck out of collar. Superb luster and lovely, original pastel color both obverse and reverse. The Quail Run Collection. $1275

1914 S

US54330 Nickel AU55 ANACS

US54330 - Struck 10% off center at 6:00. New style ANACS holder. The Quail Run Collection. $1225

1914 S

US54331 Nickel AU50 PCGS

US54331 – Struck 25% off center at 4:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1325

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US54332

1915

Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54332 – 2% end of strip clip. The Quail Run Collection. $250

1915

US54333 Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54333 - Struck 10% off center at 6:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1075

1915 D

US54334 Nickel AU53 PCGS

US54334 - Struck 10% off center at 5:30. The Quail Run Collection. $1045

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1915 S

US54335 Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54335 - Struck 20% off center at just past 6:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1625

US54336

1916 Nickel AU53 PCGS US54336 - 100% Split planchet obverse, #1 of 2, and sold as a mated pair with following coin, inventory #54337. The Quail Run Collection.

1916

US54337 Nickel AU50 PCGS

US54337 – 100% Split planchet reverse, #2 of 2, and sold as a mated pair with prior coin, inventory #54336. The Quail Run Collection. $910 for pair

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US54338

1916

Nickel MS65 NGC

US54338 - Struck 10% off center at 11:30. The Quail Run Collection. $1000

US54339

1916

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54339 – Struck 10% off center at 6:30. Superb luster and pale gold color. The Quail Run Collection. $1375

US54340

1916 D Nickel AU55 PCGS US54340 - Struck 5% off center at 11:45. The Quail Run Collection. $440

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US54341

1916 D

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54341 - Struck 10% off center at 11:00. Wonderful color and eye appeal. The Quail Run Collection. $4250

US54342

1916 S

Nickel EF40 PCGS

US54342 - Struck 20% off center at 6:30. The Quail Run Collection. $750

1917

US54343 Nickel EF40 NGC

US54343 - 100% Split planchet obverse, #1 of 2, and sold as a mated pair with following coin, inventory #54344. The Quail Run Collection.

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1917

US54344 Nickel EF40 NGC

US54344 – 100% Split planchet reverse, #2 of 2, and sold as a mated pair with the prior coin, inventory #54343. The Quail Run Collection. $2125 for pair

1917

US54345 Nickel AU55 PCGS

US54345 – Struck 25% off center at 6:30. The Quail Run Collection. $2375

1917

US54346 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54346 - Struck 25% off center at 3:00. The Quail Run Collection. $3625

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1917 D

US54347 Nickel AU55 NGC

US54347 - Struck 10% off center at 11:00. The Quail Run Collection. $2675

1917 D

US54348 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54348 - Struck 20% off center at 2:30. Heck of a nice coin for an MS63 - superb! The Quail Run Collection. $2650

1917 S

US54349 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54349 – Uncentered broadstrike. The Quail Run Collection. $2175

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US54350

1918

Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54350 – Uncentered broadstrike on T-1. The Quail Run Collection. $815

US54351

1918

Nickel EF45 NGC

US54351 - 10% curved clip. The Quail Run Collection. $125

1918

US54352 Nickel MS61 PCGS

US54352 - 5% clipped planchet at 11:00. The Quail Run Collection. $500

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US54353

1918

Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54353 - Major fractured planchet, struck 10% off center at 3:30. The Quail Run Collection. $2375

US54354

1918

Nickel EF40 PCGS

US54354 - Struck 20% off center at 10:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1500

1918

US54355 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54355 - Struck 20% off center at 6:30. The Quail Run Collection. $1950

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US54356

1918 D

Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54356 - Reverse planchet lamination at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $500

US54357

1918 D

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54357 - Struck 10% off center at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $2125

1918 D

US54358 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54358 - Struck 20% off center at 7:00. An exceptionally nice coin! The Quail Run Collection. $3625

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1918 S

US54359 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54359 - Struck 20% off center at 5:30. A lovely near Gem with a remarkably crisp strike for even a typical 18 S. A tough date in general in higher grade Mint State, this is an exceptionally tough date error. The Quail Run Collection. $10,600

1919

US54360 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54360 - Uncentered broadstrike. The Quail Run Collection. $625

1919

US54361 Nickel VF30 PCGS

US54361 – 100% Split planchet obverse, #1 of 2, and sold as a mated pair to the following coin, inventory #54362. The Quail Run Collection.

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1919

US54362 Nickel VF30 PCGS

US54362 - 100% Split planchet reverse, #2 of 2, and sold as a mated pair to the prior coin, inventory #54361. The Quail Run Collection. $725 for pair

1919

US54363 Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54363 - 4% double clipped planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $440

1919

US54364 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54364 - Partial collar strike, clipped planchet at 11:00. The Quail Run Collection. $565

19


US54365

1919

Nickel MS65 PCGS

US54365 - 10% indent reverse and broadstruck. The Quail Run Collection. $1250

1919

US54366 Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54366 - Struck 10% at center at 6:00 on double, 38% end of strip. The Quail Run Collection. $2250

US54367

1919

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54367 - Struck 15% off center at 11:00, 15% clipped planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $1875

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1919

US54368 Nickel MS61 PCGS

US54368 - Struck 20% off center at 11:30, 20% straight end clip. The Quail Run Collection. $1685

US54369

1919 Nickel MS63 PCGS US54369 - 21% straight clip & partial collar. The Quail Run Collection. $595

1919

US54370 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54370 - 22% ragged end clip. The Quail Run Collection. $1185

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1919 D

US54371 Nickel MS61 NGC

US54371 - Obverse retained die break at 10:00. The Quail Run Collection. $815

1919 D

US54372 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54372 - Struck 5% off center at 6:30. The Quail Run Collection. $3625

1919 S

US54373 Nickel VF30 NGC

US54373 - Dramatic obverse lamination. The Quail Run Collection. $195

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1919 S

US54374 Nickel EF40 PCGS

US54374 - Struck 15% off center at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1250

1920

US54377 Nickel MS65 PCGS

US54377 - Partial collar strike. Superb luster and strike with beautiful nickel blue, pale rose and vibrant gold patina. Great looking Gem. The Quail Run Collection. $1125

1920

US54378 Nickel AU55 NGC

US54378 - Broadstruck. The Quail Run Collection. $375

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US54379

1920

Nickel EF40 PCGS

US54379 - Struck on 6% ragged end clip. The Quail Run Collection. $220

US54380

1920

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54380 - Struck 10% off center at 6:30. Beautiful nickel blue and pale gold patina with exceptional luster. The Quail Run Collection. $750

1920

US54381 Nickel MS64 NGC

US54381 - Struck 15% off center at 12:15. The Quail Run Collection. $940

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1920

US54382 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54382 - Struck 65% off center at 11:30. Wonderful, just a wonderful error! The Quail Run Collection. $3125

1920 D

US54383 Nickel AU50 PCGS

US54383 - Reverse cud at 1:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1075

1920 D

US54384 Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54384 - Struck on 6% ragged end clip, major cracked planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $2375

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1920 D

US54385 Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54385 - Struck 10% off center at 7:00. Lovely coin for the grade. The Quail Run Collection. $1810

1920 S

US54386 Nickel EF45 NGC

US54386 - Broadstruck. The Quail Run Collection. $565

1920 S

US54387 Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54387 - Clipped planchet at 7:00. Pretty and wholly original peach and pale blue-green patina. The Quail Run Collection. $815

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1921

US54388 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54388 - Struck 50% off center at 2:00. Beautiful original patina and excellent luster. The Quail Run Collection. $3195

1921

US54389 Nickel MS63 NGC

US54389 - Struck 45% off center at 12:30. The Quail Run Collection. $2800

1921 S

US54390 Nickel VF30 PCGS

US54390 - Reverse planchet lamination at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $315

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US54391

1923

Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54391 - Struck 5% off center at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1275

US54392

1923 S

Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54392 – 4% Ragged end clip. The Quail Run Collection. $435

1924

US54393 Nickel MS65 PCGS

US54393 - Uncentered broadstrike. The Quail Run Collection. $910

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1924

US54394 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54394 - 4% clipped plan, partial collar. The Quail Run Collection. $435

1924

US54395 Nickel VF35 PCGS

US54395 - Struck 15% off center at 11:45. The Quail Run Collection. $625

1924

US54396 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54396 - Struck 35% off center at 11:00. The Quail Run Collection. $3800

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1924 D

US54397 Nickel EF40 PCGS

US54397 - 45 degree counter clockwise rotated reverse. The Quail Run Collection. $250

1925

US54398 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54398 - Struck 5% off center at 11:30. The Quail Run Collection. $750

1925

US54399 Nickel MS61 PCGS

US54399 - Struck 5% off center at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $800

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US54400

1925 D Nickel MS64 PCGS US54400 - 35 degree counter clockwise rotated reverse. The Quail Run Collection. $2125

US54401

1925 D

Nickel EF45 PCGS

US54401 - Struck 25% off center at 8:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1185

1925 S

US54402 Nickel AU55 PCGS

US54402 - 4% clipped planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $250

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1925 S

US54403 Nickel AU55 NGC

US54403 - Double curved clips at 3:00 and 9:00. The Quail Run Collection. $225

US54404

1926 Nickel MS63 PCGS US54404 - Struck 40% off center at 3:15. This is, based on strike, undoubtedly a branch mint but it is impossible to determine Denver or San Francisco. The strike, while quite crisp, leads one to believe it is almost certainly not a Philly striking. Interestingly, PCGS thought the same since the insert reads: 1926-(). They clearly felt this was a branch mint error as well. Exceptionally nice for the grade. The Quail Run Collection. $3250

US54405

1926 Nickel MS62 PCGS US54405 - Struck 10% off center at 11:30. A very challenging date error. The Quail Run Collection. $810

32


1926 D

US54406

Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54406 - Minor planchet defect at 4:30. A very challenging date and mint mark error. The Quail Run Collection. $625

1926 S

US54407 Nickel AU58 NGC

US54407 - 10% ragged clip. A very challenging date and mint mark error. The Quail Run Collection. $2185

1926 S

US54408 Nickel EF45 PCGS

US54408 - Cracked planchet at 5:00. A very challenging date and mint mark error. The Quail Run Collection. $940

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1927

US54409 Nickel MS61 PCGS

US54409 - Struck on 10% end of strip, ragged end clip. A very challenging date error. The Quail Run Collection. $815

1927 D

US54410 Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54410 - Struck 20% off center at 3:00. A very challenging date and mint mark error. The Quail Run Collection. $1000

US54411

1928

Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54411 - Struck 5% off center at 7:00. A very challenging date error. The Quail Run Collection. $725

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1928 D

US54412 Nickel MS61 NGC

US54412 - Obverse lamination at 7:00. A very challenging date and mint mark error. The Quail Run Collection. $220

1928 S

US54413 Nickel MS61 PCGS

US54413 - 14% ragged clip A very challenging date and mint mark error. The Quail Run Collection. $875

1928 S

US54414 Nickel AU58 NGC

US54414 - Struck 10% off center at 7:00. A very tough date error. The Quail Run Collection. $1075

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1929

US54415 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54415 - Struck 10% off center at 12:00. A considerably date error. The Quail Run Collection. $1250

1929

US54416 Nickel EF45 PCGS

US54416 - Struck 20% off center at 9:00. A very tough date error. The Quail Run Collection. $1125

1929

US54417 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54417 - Struck 40% off center at 2:00. Wonderful luster, surfaces and overall eye appeal and a very tough date error to locate. The Quail Run Collection. $3125

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US54418

1929 D

Nickel AU55 PCGS

US54418 - Struck on a 3.5 gr. scrap planchet. A very tough date and mint mark error. The Quail Run Collection. $625

US54419

1929 S

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54419 - Fairly large retained lamination flap reverse across Black Diamond’s shoulder. The Quail Run Collection. $230

1929 S

US54420 Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54420 - Struck 5% off center at 11:00. The Quail Run Collection. $650

37


1929 S

US54421 Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54421 - Struck 10% off center at 3:30. The Quail Run Collection. $775

1930

US54422 Nickel VF20 PCGS

US54422 - Rotated double struck in collar. The Quail Run Collection. $2050

1930 S

US54423 Nickel AU55 PCGS

US54423 - 12% ragged end clip. The Quail Run Collection. $220

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US54424

1931 S

Nickel

Unc. Details - AU50

ANACS

US54424 - Straight clip. ANACS first generation “mini” holder. The Quail Run Collection. $375

1931 S

US54425 Nickel MS62 ANACS

US54425 - Obverse lamination center above knot. ANACS new style holder. The Quail Run Collection. $185

1934

US54426 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54426 - Struck 10% off center at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1250

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US54427

1934 D Nickel MS62 PCGS US54427 - Struck 20% off center at 3:30. Exceptionally nice for the grade. The Quail Run Collection. $935

US54428

1935

Nickel AU55 PCGS

US54428 - Struck on defective planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $280

1935

US54429 Nickel MS64 NGC

US54429 - Struck on defective planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $475

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US54430

1935 Nickel MS64 NGC US54430 - Struck on defective planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $595

US54431

1935 Nickel AU58 NGC US54431 - Obverse lamination. The Quail Run Collection. $100

US54432

1935 Nickel VF20 PCGS US54432 - Significant obverse strike through. The Quail Run Collection. $190

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1935

US54433 Nickel MS64 NGC

US54433 - 5% curved clip at 5:00. The Quail Run Collection. $440

1935

US54434 Nickel AU58 PCGS

US54434 - 8% clip and broadstruck. The Quail Run Collection. $1575

1935

US54435 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54435 - 20% straight end clip, 4 grams. The Quail Run Collection. $375

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US54436

1935

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54436 - 10% double clipped planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $535

US54437

1935

Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54437 - Uncentered broadstrike. The Quail Run Collection. $465

1935

US54438 Nickel MS64 PCGS

US54438 - Struck 10% off center at 12:30. The Quail Run Collection. $1065

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1935

US54439 Nickel MS65 PCGS

US54439 - Struck 20% off center at 7:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1625

1935 S

US54440 Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54440 - Dramatic retained lamination flap obverse at 5:00. The Quail Run Collection. $190

1936

US54441 Nickel AU50 PCGS

US54441 - Struck-thru reverse at 6:00. The Quail Run Collection. $125

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1936

US54442 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54442 - Struck 5% off center at 12:30. The Quail Run Collection. $530

1936

US54443 Nickel MS63 PCGS

US54443 - Struck 7% off center at 12:00. The Quail Run Collection. $940

1936

US54444 Nickel

US54444 - Struck 10% off center at 5:00. Unc. Details. Reverse wheel mark.

Unc. Details

NGC

$565

45


US54445

1936

Nickel AU55 PCGS

US54445 - Struck 10% off center at 6:30. The Quail Run Collection. $500

US54446

1936 D

Nickel VG10 PCGS

US54446 - 18% ragged end clip. The Quail Run Collection. $375

1936 S

US54447 Nickel VF20 PCGS

US54447 - Rotated double struck in collar. The Quail Run Collection. $3550

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1936 S

US54448 Nickel MS62 PCGS

US54448 - Struck 5% off center at 3:00. The Quail Run Collection. $750

1937

US54449 Nickel MS62 NGC

US54449 - Obverse struck through. The Quail Run Collection. $250

1937

US54450 Nickel MS65 NGC

US54450 - Reverse struck through at 8:00. The Quail Run Collection. $95

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1937

US54451 Nickel MS66 PCGS

US54451 - Struck 10% off center at 11:00. The Quail Run Collection. $1250

1937 D 3 Legs

US54452 Nickel

EF40

PCGS

US54452 - 3 Legs. Classic favorite. The Quail Run Collection. $700

1938 D

US54454 Nickel MS65 PCGS

US54454 - 2% double cracked planchet. The Quail Run Collection. $435

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US54455

1938 D

Nickel MS65 NGC

US54455 - 10% straight clip, 4.5 grams. The Quail Run Collection. $785

US54456

1938 D/D

Nickel MS65 PCGS

US54456 - Lustrous and wholly original nickel blue and pale gold patina. The Quail Run Collection. $125

1938 D/S

US54457 Nickel MS66 PCGS

US54457 - Pale gold patina overall with excellent luster throughout. The Quail Run Collection. $250

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