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Burdette seeks Inco test pieces

Numismatic research historian Roger W. Burdette is currently examining the private pattern coins and related pieces made by International Nickel Company (Inco) in 1964-1965. As part of this research, he requests the assistance of any collectors who might own or know of the whereabouts of Inco pieces similar to the following images:


This includes metal discs approximately the diameter and thickness of a U.S. quarter having engraved numbers and letters similar to the “18% Nickel Silver” piece illustrated at top.

Arrangements can be made for him to travel to examine significant collections, he said.

Collectors with interesting Inco items can contact Mr. Burdette at

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