About 1936 Ty.2, Brill. Buffalo Nickels (Proof)
The 1936 Type 2 brilliant proofs were made later in the year, after some collectors expressed dissatisfaction with the satin proof finish which, on first glance essentially resembled a nicely made business strike example. Around 2,000 are known and are mostly clustered in the PR64-67 range, with around three dozen certified by PCGS and NGC as PR68s.
|Denom:||5c / Nickel|
|Coinage Type:||Buffalo Nickels, Type 2 (FIVE CENTS in Recess)|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Variety 2:||Type 2, Brilliant|
|Designer:||James Earle Fraser|
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