Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 23,411,000
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
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1928 5C MS obverse 1928 5C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The 1928 Philadelphia Mint nickel may be found with excellent luster, though it almost never has a full strike. Most miss the mark a bit, though this has little impact on grading. Thus, a generous number of gems have been certified.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/20/2015

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1928 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1.25 1.50 2.50 5.50 13.00 22.50 24.50 27.00 32.50 44.00 55.00 75.00 125 325 700 7250 - - -
$ - - - - - - 62.00 85.00 140 415 1150 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 895
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/5/1999 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1182, 1182/Lot# 1125 $76.30
11/7/2005 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #61, 66/Lot# 247 $253.00
4/6/2006 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2006 April Atlanta, GA (ANA) Signature Auction #402, 402/Lot# 317 $2,530.00
9/10/2006 NGC MS 67   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1411 $2,760.00
11/8/2006 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2284, 2284/Lot# 1065 $840.00
12/4/2007 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2007 December Dallas, TX US Coin Final Session #371, 371/Lot# 67214 $253.00
7/15/2012 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/15/2012, 31/Lot# 60882 $115.50
2/13/2015 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3521, 6090/Lot# 20042 $76.38


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