Owner's Comments

CAC. Rare Coins of New Hampshire - September 2014.

Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1916 is one of the more common pre-1919 Buffalo nickels in all circulated grades and is actually the most common 1914 to 1925 Buffalo nickel in both MS64 and MS65 condition. Most examples are very well struck. Luster is usually more satiny than frosty.

 

Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Mintage
63498066
Weight
5.00 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
61
Pop Lower
3412
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 15000 R-2.9 43 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 4000 R-4.2 52 / 69 TIE 53 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 1100 R-4.9 48 / 69 TIE 49 / 72 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade