Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1937 is the most common Buffalo nickel in circulated grades and the second most common in mint state and Gem condition (after the 1938-D). The strike is typically sharp and the luster is typically frosty.

 

Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Mintage
79480000
Weight
5.00 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Country
The United States of America
Pop Higher
2
Pop Lower
13240
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 50000 R-2.5 68 / 69 70 / 72
All Grades 20000 R-2.8 67 / 69 69 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 16000 R-2.8 66 / 69 69 / 72

Condition Census

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

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade