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Collecting the 1936-1942 Proof Short Set

Assembling the short set of proof coins struck during the period of 1936 through 1942 may seem like a straightforward objective – and it is for the most part. However, there are a few interesting wrinkles that collectors will encounter with these proof coins along the way. There is, of course, the Type I and Type II varieties among the 1936 Proof Lincoln Cent, Buffalo Nickel, and some Mercury Dime coinage. But there are also some other interesting curiosities worth mentioning.

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