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.

 

Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Mintage
21620000
Weight
5.00 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
21
Pop Lower
1217
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

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

Condition Census

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