Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1919 is similar in rarity to the other 1913 to 1917 Philadelphia Mint Buffalos in Mint State and Gem condiion. The 1918, and 1920 to 1924 issues are rarer. The 1919 is usually well struck and luster is more satiny than frosty.

 

PCGS #
3941
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Weight
5.00 grams
Mintage
60868000
Metal
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Pop Higher
5
Pop Lower
2236
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 12000 R-2.9 43 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 2500 R-4.5 38 / 69 TIE 38 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 900 R-5.2 42 / 69 43 / 72
65 or Better 12000
All Grades 2500
60 or Better 900
65 or Better R-2.9
All Grades R-4.5
60 or Better R-5.2
65 or Better 43 / 69 TIE
All Grades 38 / 69 TIE
60 or Better 42 / 69
65 or Better 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 38 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 43 / 72

Condition Census Learn More

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

Stack's/Bowers 11/2016:2037, $19,975

1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

“Angel Dee's Toned Set” Collection (per PCGS Cert Verification) - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:76, $17,037.50 - “Todd” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

3 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67+ PCGS grade #1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 11/2016:2037, $19,975

MS67+ PCGS grade #1 MS67+ PCGS grade

“Angel Dee's Toned Set” Collection (per PCGS Cert Verification) - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:76, $17,037.50 - “Todd” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

MS67 PCGS grade #3 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67 PCGS grade #3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade