Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 3,912,000
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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1914 D 5C MS obverse 1914 D 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue had a modest mintage and a very high attrition rate for those that entered circulation. By the time collecting this series became popular in the mid 1930s, most 1914 D nickels had become dateless through wear.

Mint State survive in sufficient numbers that they are readily available in grades short of the gem (MS 65) level. Most are less than fully struck, but this isn't as big a problem as it would become just a few years later.

It appears that one of the several 1914/3 dies was shipped to Denver, but the resulting coins are extremely difficult to discern. There is almost no interest in this overdate, and NGC does not recognize it.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/3/2014

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1914 D 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 100.00 125 155 195 320 370 390 415 440 485 515 570 780 1525 2900 22500 - - -
$ 350 385 410 435 465 505 550 625 950 1950 5000 30000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1181
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
4/5/2001 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2001 April Indianapolis, IN (CSNS) Signature Sale #256, 256/Lot# 6042 $1,150.00
11/9/2008 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2609, 2609/Lot# 1285 $299.00
9/6/2009 PCGS VF 30   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 2518 $195.50
11/20/2011 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131148/Lot# 28076 $172.50
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24340 $329.00
10/18/2012 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1175/Lot# 7936 $258.50
4/20/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 800, 809/Lot# 757 $1,350.00
9/7/2014 PCGS G 4   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 197978 $75.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1914 D 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base94366437515609856908941974101310511088111711591233148321432960713863701566427280
18539046354669187391995298710261063109811311184131617032415435371389468195360
0000009199529871026106310981131118413161703241543537138946800
000000930963100010381076110711451208140019232688574571381256600
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 1483
Owner: MOKANDO
 
Grade: VG 8
Points: 437
Owner: deadeye
 
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