Owner's Comments

CAC

Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1928-S is fairly common in lower circulated grades and somewhat scarce in EF40 and above. It is rare in Gem MS65 condition and extremely rare in Superb Gem MS66. Strike is usually decent for a San Francisco Mint Buffalo. The luster is mostly of the "grey-brilliant" type.

 

 

Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Mintage
6936000
Weight
5.00 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
18
Pop Lower
1253
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 1200 R-4.9 20 / 69 TIE 20 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 120 R-7.8 15 / 69 TIE 15 / 72 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade PCGS #3965 (MS)     66
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 10/2009:282

1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade