Owner's Comments

Kirkwood Rare Coins - April 2015.

Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1937-S is the most common San Francisco Mint Buffalo nickel. It is about as "rare" as the 1937-D. Strike is usually decent for a S Mint Buffalo and luster is usually of the grey brilliant type.

 

Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Mintage
5635000
Weight
5.00 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
15
Pop Lower
8046
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 40000 R-2.6 66 / 69 TIE 68 / 72 TIE
All Grades 12000 R-2.9 66 / 69 68 / 72
60 or Better 9000 R-3.2 65 / 69 68 / 72

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade

“JDG Trust” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS68 PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade