1936-S 5C (Regular Strike)

Series: Buffalo Five Cents 1913-1938

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

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PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS #:
3979
Designer:
James Earle Fraser
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
14,930,000
Mint:
San Francisco
Metal:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 22,000 R-2.7 64 / 69 TIE 65 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 6,000 R-3.8 60 / 69 TIE 62 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 4,000 R-4.2 60 / 69 TIE 62 / 72 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 22,000
60 or Better 6,000
65 or Better 4,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.7
60 or Better R-3.8
65 or Better R-4.2
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 64 / 69 TIE
60 or Better 60 / 69 TIE
65 or Better 60 / 69 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 65 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 62 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 62 / 72 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:114, $6,168.75

1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Gately Collection

1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:4850, $2,820

4 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
4 MS67 PCGS grade
4 MS67 PCGS grade
4 MS67 PCGS grade
4 MS67 PCGS grade
4 MS67 PCGS grade
4 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:114, $6,168.75

#1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Gately Collection

#1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2016:4850, $2,820

MS67 PCGS grade #4 MS67 PCGS grade
#4 MS67 PCGS grade
#4 MS67 PCGS grade
#4 MS67 PCGS grade
#4 MS67 PCGS grade
#4 MS67 PCGS grade
#4 MS67 PCGS grade
David Hall:

The 1936-S is common in all grades though in mint state and Gem condition it is the scarcest of the 1936 to 1938 non-variety issues. The strike is usually sharp for a San Francisco Mint Buffalo nickel and luster is typically of the grey brilliant type.