Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 44,693,000
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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1926 5C MS obverse 1926 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is the most plentiful issue of the 1920s across all grades. Though most Mint State coins are less than fully struck, there are enough sharp ones to meet the demand from picky collectors. The luster on these coins is generally quite pleasing, too. Why quality improved so vastly over that of the previous date is unknown.

Varieties include one very minor doubled-die obverse and another, much more distinctive one which is paired with a minor doubled-die reverse. This pair is recognized by NGC under its VarietyPlus Service.

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Last Updated: 5/20/2015

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1926 5C MS
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Base $ 1.35 1.85 2.75 5.50 12.00 21.00 23.00 25.00 30.00 42.00 55.00 80.00 105 215 525 3400 16250 - -
$ - - - - - - 60.00 90.00 125 280 690 5100 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1424
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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10/25/1999 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1227, 1227/Lot# 1181 $218.00
2/25/2003 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23031, 23031/Lot# 11106 $143.75
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 556 $575.00
4/25/2005 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 277 $94.79
3/18/2013 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3422, 3422/Lot# 1256 $75.00
3/21/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(3), 1198/Lot# 11152 $587.50
7/27/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/27/2014, 201/Lot# 209194 $154.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5470 $152.75


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