Owner's Comments

Bozarth Numismatics (eBay) - April 2014.

Expert Comments

David Hall

While not particularly rare in circulated grades, the 1934-D is the rarest Buffalo nickel of the 1930s in mint state and Gem condition. Strike can be a significant problem with this issue as many specimens have very weakly struck horn detail. Luster is usually quite nice and deeply frosty.

 

Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Mintage
7480000
Weight
5.00 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
109
Pop Lower
2069
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 14000 R-2.9 43 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
All Grades 3500 R-4.3 49 / 69 TIE 50 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 700 R-5.6 37 / 69 TIE 37 / 72 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS66 PCGS grade