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$0.05 1917-S Buffalo 5c Nickel - PCGS XF40

Graded XF40 by PCGS (Cert. No. 27627245), this 1917-S Buffalo Nickel would make a nice addition to a mid to high grade set.

A little soft at the horn, the coin has well-defined details elsewhere.  More to confirm its assigned grade, it retains a lot of original mint luster and has no major marks. 

There are a few areas where trace amounts of dirt are trapped in the recesses of the design, most notably on the Buffalo's shoulder.  With all that it has to offer, the dirt is easily overlooked, unless you are actually searching for it to confirm originality.

A very nice coin for the date, and worthy of all circulated buffalo collections.