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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 3091)

The 1927 Five cents is part of a series of Buffalo nickel coins struck from 1913-1938. Struck in Philadelphia and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of 75% copper; 25% nickel from a mintage of 37,981,000 struck.
The 1927 Buffalo nickel is a common issue with more than 37.9 million examples minted and an ample supply of survivors in both circulated and uncirculated grades. It’s one of the most common dates of the 1920s and offers plenty of well-struck survivors to satisfy the demands of most Buffalo nickel enthusiasts looking for such pieces. Hundreds of examples are known in MS66 and dozens in MS67.
Obverse: James Earle Fraser's famous and simple design depicts a Native American chief with the word LIBERTY from 1-2 o'clock. The date is placed on the lower left of the chieftain's bust.
Reverse: A full portrait of the bison, Black Diamond, with the words UNITED STATES oF AMERICA at the top periphery with the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM just underneath. The denomination FIVE CENTS is spelled out at the bottom. For the Type 1, the denomination is embossed on a flat surface.

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Catalog Detail

GSID: 3091
Coin Date: 1927
Denomination: 5c / Five cents
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 37,981,000
Coinage Type: Buffalo nickel
Coinage Years: 1913-1938
Composition: 75% copper; 25% nickel
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: 5 gr
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: James Earle Fraser
Obverse Lettering: LIBERTY, 1927
Obverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Reverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, FIVE CENTS
Reverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
PCGS #: 3960
NGC ID: 22S8
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