Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1924 is semi-common in circulated grades, but scarce in mint state. In Gem condition, it is the rarest Philadephia Mint Buffalo nickel from 1919 to 1938. This issue is usually well struck and luster is almost always somewhat frosty.

 

PCGS #
3951
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Weight
5.00 grams
Mintage
21620000
Metal
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Pop Higher
0
Pop Lower
1389
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 7000 R-3.6 20 / 69 TIE 20 / 72 TIE
All Grades 1600 R-4.7 30 / 69 TIE 30 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 500 R-6.0 34 / 69 34 / 72
65 or Better 7000
All Grades 1600
60 or Better 500
65 or Better R-3.6
All Grades R-4.7
60 or Better R-6.0
65 or Better 20 / 69 TIE
All Grades 30 / 69 TIE
60 or Better 34 / 69
65 or Better 20 / 72 TIE
All Grades 30 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 34 / 72

Condition Census Learn More

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