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!

 

PCGS #
3957
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Weight
5.00 grams
Mintage
44693000
Metal
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Pop Higher
10
Pop Lower
3216
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 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
65 or Better 15000
All Grades 4500
60 or Better 2250
65 or Better R-2.9
All Grades R-4.1
60 or Better R-4.5
65 or Better 43 / 69 TIE
All Grades 57 / 69
60 or Better 55 / 69 TIE
65 or Better 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 58 / 72
60 or Better 57 / 72 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

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