Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 5,258,000
Catalog: KM-134
Obverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Reverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1924 D 5C MS obverse 1924 D 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue is moderately scarce across all grades. Examples in the higher circulated grades of XF and AU are very difficult to find and command good prices. Mint State pieces of so-so quality are more available than the modest mintage suggests, and it's conceivable that some of these coins remained in vautls for a few years, as later dates were issued first. This phenomenon applied to several Denver Mint coins of the 1920s, most notably to the 1926 D nickels and quarters.

Fully struck 1924 D nickels are all but unknown, and the weakness shown in the bison's forehead on the example illustrated is characteristic of this issue.

The book by Wexler, Pope and Flynn illustrates three repunched mintmark varieties.

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Last Updated: 4/3/2014

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1924 D 5C MS
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Base $ 8.50 14.50 29.00 83.00 225 225 325 340 390 475 535 565 625 840 1400 4900 42500 - - - -
$ 250 335 375 430 525 560 600 675 975 2350 7900 60000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 761
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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2/13/2005 NGC VF 20   Teletrade Auction 2000, 2000/Lot# 1057 $93.50
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1038 $1,063.75
3/24/2005 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #368, 368/Lot# 5376 $3,910.00
1/3/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 2315 $1,150.00
2/28/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 226, 232/Lot# 5221 $310.50
1/15/2012 PCGS VF 25   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/15/2012, 3/Lot# 28788 $70.40
7/11/2014 PCGS VF 30   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20138 $74.03


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