Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1928 is fairly common in all circulated grades. It is somewhat more scarce in mint state and Gem condition than the dates in the 1930s. Most specimens are well stuck and luster can be very frosty.

PCGS #
3963
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Weight
5.00 grams
Mintage
23411000
Metal
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Pop Higher
1
Pop Lower
2103
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 12500 R-2.9 43 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 2750 R-4.4 44 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 1200 R-4.9 48 / 69 TIE 49 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 12500
All Grades 2750
60 or Better 1200
65 or Better R-2.9
All Grades R-4.4
60 or Better R-4.9
65 or Better 43 / 69 TIE
All Grades 44 / 69 TIE
60 or Better 48 / 69 TIE
65 or Better 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 44 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 49 / 72 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade

Gerald R Forsythe Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #3963 (MS)     67
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade

Gerald R Forsythe Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

PCGS #3963 (MS)     67 #1 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67 PCGS grade #1 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67 PCGS grade #1 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade