Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1926 is common in circulated grades and semi-common in mint state. In Gem condition, it is the most common Philadelphia Mint Buffalo of the 1920s. Strike is usually quite sharp and luster can be very frosty. This issue comes nice!

 

Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Mintage
44693000
Weight
5.00 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
6
Pop Lower
3120
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 4500 R-4.1 57 / 69 58 / 72
60 or Better 2250 R-4.5 55 / 69 TIE 57 / 72 TIE

Condition Census

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

Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:92, $9,693.75

1 MS67+ PCGS grade
1 MS67+ PCGS grade
1 MS67+ PCGS grade
5 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade