Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 12,092,000
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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1935 D 5C MS obverse 1935 D 5C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

1935 D nickels are plentiful in Mint State, though gems comprise a small minority of these coins. Many of this issue were coined from very worn dies or were simply struck from dies set too far apart to completely fill the deeper cavities. Luster is OK for most, but those from badly worn dies will have deep furrows that do not reflect light in a pleasing manner.

1935 D nickels offer a wide array of repunched mintmark varieties, and the better of these are recognized by NGC under its VarietyPlus Service.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/21/2015

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1935 D 5C MS
Base $ 1.15 1.50 2.50 6.50 19.00 42.00 45.00 48.00 55.00 68.00 75.00 95.00 125 460 1050 7000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 105 150 660 2150 - -

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Total Graded: 1291
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

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11/9/1998 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1103, 1103/Lot# 1247 $39.24
2/26/2002 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22031, 22031/Lot# 11087 $87.40
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1222 $575.00
6/9/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131325/Lot# 22101 $83.00
7/28/2013 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/28/2013, 85/Lot# 130181 $84.70
9/8/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131338/Lot# 28058 $293.75
10/20/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131344/Lot# 20061 $82.00
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 810, 819/Lot# 71 $999.00
8/29/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3497, 6051/Lot# 22056 $115.15

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