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 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: 912
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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4/22/1996 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 0834, 834/Lot# 250 $572.25
5/4/2004 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24052, 24052/Lot# 11223 $218.50
6/27/2005 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 470 $149.50
4/22/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL US Coin Final Session #1105, 1105/Lot# 7447 $276.00
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 188626 $660.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1359 $572.70
8/18/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 42269 $616.88


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