Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1927 is fairly common in all circulated grades. While not as common in mint state as many of the dates in the 1930s, it is one of the more common dates of the 1920s. The strike is usually quite sharp and luster can be frosty and outstanding.

 

PCGS #
3960
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Weight
5.00 grams
Mintage
37981000
Metal
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Pop Higher
4
Pop Lower
2412
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 14000 R-2.9 43 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 3000 R-4.4 44 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 1500 R-4.8 52 / 69 TIE 53 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 14000
All Grades 3000
60 or Better 1500
65 or Better R-2.9
All Grades R-4.4
60 or Better R-4.8
65 or Better 43 / 69 TIE
All Grades 44 / 69 TIE
60 or Better 52 / 69 TIE
65 or Better 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 44 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 53 / 72 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

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

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

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

MS67+ PCGS grade #1 MS67+ PCGS grade

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

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)