Lot Number:83
Start Time:4/23/2024 4:00:00 AM
End Time:5/12/2024 11:04:00 PM
Bid Count:12
Winning Bidder:L****1
Starting Bid:$1.00
Bid Increment:$1.50
Current Bid:$24.50
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Unearth a Rare Find: 1940-S Jefferson Nickel PCGS MS66 (Omaha Bank Hoard)

This auction offers a remarkable opportunity to own a piece of numismatic history: a 1940-S Jefferson Nickel graded MS66 by PCGS, with the unique distinction of being part of the Omaha Bank Hoard.

A Nickel Steeped in History:

The 1940-S Jefferson Nickel is a popular collector's item due to its relatively low mintage compared to other Jefferson Nickels of the era. This specific nickel becomes even more desirable because it was part of the Omaha Bank Hoard.

The Omaha Bank Hoard Discovery:

In 2020, a large cache of uncirculated coins, including many Jefferson Nickels, was discovered in a safety deposit box at a bank in Omaha, Nebraska. These coins had been out of circulation for decades, and their discovery sent ripples through the coin collecting community.

Why is the Hoard Important?

The Omaha Bank Hoard coins are exceptional because they were stashed away before any significant wear and tear. This mint state condition makes them highly sought-after by collectors.

PCGS MS66: A Mark of Distinction:

The grading of MS66 by PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) signifies this nickel is in outstanding condition. Here's what MS66 entails:

  • Minimal wear, if any, visible to the naked eye
  • Sharp strike with well-defined details
  • High luster and excellent eye appeal

Owning a Piece of the Hoard:

A 1940-S Jefferson Nickel graded MS66 from the Omaha Bank Hoard is more than just a coin; it's a tangible connection to a historic numismatic discovery. It represents a chance to own a well-preserved piece of American coinage with an intriguing backstory.

Entice Collectors:

  • Include high-quality images showcasing both sides of the nickel.
  • Emphasize the PCGS MS66 grading and its significance for collectors.
  • Highlight the nickel's provenance as part of the Omaha Bank Hoard and the unique historical context it adds.

This 1940-S Jefferson Nickel PCGS MS66 (Omaha Bank Hoard) is sure to attract serious coin enthusiasts looking to add a rare and captivating piece to their collection. Don't miss your chance to be a part of numismatic history!

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