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1927 5C (Regular Strike)

Series: Buffalo Five Cents 1913-1938

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS #:
3960
Designer:
James Earle Fraser
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
37,981,000
Metal:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 14,000 R-2.9 43 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 3,000 R-4.4 44 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 1,500 R-4.8 52 / 69 TIE 53 / 72 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 14,000
60 or Better 3,000
65 or Better 1,500
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.9
60 or Better R-4.4
65 or Better R-4.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 43 / 69 TIE
60 or Better 44 / 69 TIE
65 or Better 52 / 69 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 44 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 44 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 53 / 72 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #3960 (MS)     67
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67 PCGS grade #1 MS67 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

PCGS #3960 (MS)     67 #1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
David Hall:

The 1927 is fairly common in all circulated grades. While not as common in mint state as many of the dates in the 1930s, it is one of the more common dates of the 1920s. The strike is usually quite sharp and luster can be frosty and outstanding.