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Three-legged Buffalo attracts bids

A three-legged Buffalo nickel topped the bidding at Ira and Larry Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Pre-Long Beach sale Sept. 13-16.

The famous three-legged Buffalo topped bidding at a Goldberg auction.

The famous three-legged Buffalo topped bidding at a Goldberg auction.

Graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service as MS-66 with a Certified Acceptance Corporation sticker, the 1937-D nickel was called a superb gem with  sparkling and intensely lustrous surfaces by the cataloger.

None is graded higher at PCGS.

The coin sold for $64,625, including a 17.5 percent buyer’s fee.

This MS-61 1871-CC five dollar gold piece is just one of two known in Mint State.

This MS-61 1871-CC five dollar gold piece is just one of two known in Mint State.

Bringing $54,050 was a 1929 Indian Head $5 gold piece that PCGS graded MS-64 PQ also with a CAC sticker.

Realizing $52,904 was an 1871-CC Liberty Head gold $5. It was graded MS-61 by PCGS.

The cataloger noted lovely rich golden toning classically mellowed over years of careful storage.

There are believed to be only two Mint State coins that exist, this one and one slightly finer at MS-62 and also certified by PCGS, according to the firm.

For more information, visit www.Goldbergcoins.com.

This article was originally printed in Numismatic News Express.
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