1937 5C (Regular Strike)

Series: Buffalo Five Cents 1913-1938

PCGS MS68+

PCGS MS68+

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PCGS MS68+

PCGS MS68+

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

PCGS #:
3980
Designer:
James Earle Fraser
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
79,480,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
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 50,000 R-2.5 68 / 69 70 / 72
60 or Better 20,000 R-2.8 67 / 69 69 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 16,000 R-2.8 66 / 69 69 / 72
Survival Estimate
All Grades 50,000
60 or Better 20,000
65 or Better 16,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.5
60 or Better R-2.8
65 or Better R-2.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 68 / 69
60 or Better 67 / 69
65 or Better 66 / 69
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 70 / 72
60 or Better 69 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 69 / 72

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68+ PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68+ PCGS grade
#2 MS68 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

MS68 PCGS grade #2 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS68 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #2 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS68 PCGS grade
David Hall:

The 1937 is the most common Buffalo nickel in circulated grades and the second most common in mint state and Gem condition (after the 1938-D). The strike is typically sharp and the luster is typically frosty.