Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 20,986,220
Obverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Reverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.0000g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1915 5C MS obverse 1915 5C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

1915 Philadelphia Mint nickels are plentiful in all grades through MS 65. Most are well struck, and only a few will show the extreme die erosion so troublesome on 1913-14 nickels.

A very nice doubled-die obverse variety exists for this date, and it is attributed by NGC under its VarietyPlus Service.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/13/2019

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1915 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 5.00 7.00 9.00 13.50 25.00 38.00 40.00 42.00 50.00 55.00 60.00 70.00 95.00 150 360 780 2450 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1602
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68

The chart showing G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/21/2020 1915 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-351112554630111-1918126853231782101--1602
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--------------1743----15
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Total-351112554630111-1918126953932385101--1619
 -0 %0 %1 %1 %0 %0 %0 %0 %2 %7 %-1 %11 %17 %33 %20 %5 %1 %0 %-- 

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