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: 914
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/29/2004 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1928, 1928/Lot# 1137 $962.50
9/10/2006 NGC MS 67   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1411 $2,760.00
1/24/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 215, 221/Lot# 5238 $34.00
8/11/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131334/Lot# 20859 $96.35
6/8/2014 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131424/Lot# 26079 $96.35
10/12/2014 PCGS VG 8   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 225004 $1.00
2/13/2015 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3521, 6090/Lot# 20042 $76.38


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