Coin Specifications

Category: Buffalo Five Cents (1913-1938)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 23,411,000
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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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: 9/27/2019

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1928 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.75 1.50 3.00 6.75 16.00 24.00 27.00 32.00 37.50 40.00 45.00 55.00 75.00 130 245 550 7150 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 175 550 950 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 993
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 7/7/2020 1928 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--2-644321361-852134416229509---993
-----------------1----1
---------------1221---6
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Total--2-644321361-8521344172315310---1000
 --0%-1%0%0%0%0%1%6%-1%5%13%42%23%5%1%--- 

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