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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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: 4/3/2014

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1928 5C MS
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Base $ 1.25 1.50 2.50 5.50 13.00 13.00 22.50 24.50 27.00 32.50 34.00 44.00 54.00 75.00 120 325 690 7750 - - -
$ - 24.00 26.00 29.00 34.00 37.00 50.00 62.00 85.00 140 415 1030 10000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 875
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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7/13/2005 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2065, 2065/Lot# 1147 $121.00
11/7/2005 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #61, 66/Lot# 247 $253.00
1/7/2009 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 7835 $575.00
11/25/2012 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 83834 $99.98
1/27/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131306/Lot# 24638 $55.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5475 $217.38
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1359 $572.70


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