Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 20,664,463
Catalog: KM-134
Obverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Reverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.0000g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 5C MS obverse 1914 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This date is fairly plentiful in Mint State, though most are less than fully struck. The example illustrated is typical.

The 1914/3 overdate resulted from doubling of a working hub, so this feature was transferred to several working dies. That's why the overdate may look different from one coin to another. Being third generation transfers, these overdate nickels are difficult to make out, and even the best ones are faint in comparison to the better known 1918/7 D variety. NGC certified a few specimens until it became evident that it was an overdated hub instead of a single die, and the variety is no longer recognzied by NGC.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/7/2015

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1914 5C MS
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Base $ 22.00 25.00 27.00 30.00 35.00 40.00 42.00 45.00 50.00 55.00 60.00 78.00 115 190 520 950 7250 - - -
$ - - - - - - 65.00 88.00 130 300 650 1550 9250 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1725
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Grade
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1/8/2001 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1393, 1393/Lot# 1081 $261.60
8/13/2006 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2006 August Denver, CO Signature & Platinum Night Auction #414, 414/Lot# 650 $2,760.00
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1171 $7,762.50
2/4/2010 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 451, 457/Lot# 9224 $391.00
1/9/2013 NGC VG 8   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1181/Lot# 9143 $282.00
7/28/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/28/2013, 85/Lot# 130209 $110.00
6/22/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131426/Lot# 20034 $123.38
2/6/2015 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3520, 6089/Lot# 22042 $381.88
10/29/2015 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 October 29 - November 1 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1225/Lot# 7224 $1,116.25


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