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: 5.0000g
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: 9/2/2015

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1928 5C MS
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Base $ 1.25 1.50 2.50 5.50 13.00 22.50 24.50 27.00 32.50 34.00 44.00 55.00 75.00 125 325 700 7000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 62.00 85.00 140 415 1150 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 911
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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3/19/2001 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 1418, 1418/Lot# 1115 $1,944.00
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1229 $172.50
12/16/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131252/Lot# 24651 $34.00
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 788, 797/Lot# 596 $65.00
5/4/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 191863 $24.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5475 $217.38


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