How much are my U.S. 1927 nickel worth?

About 1927 Buffalo Nickels

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.



Coin Date: 1927
Denom: 5c / Nickel
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 37,981,000
Coinage Type: Buffalo Nickels, Type 2 (FIVE CENTS in Recess)
Coinage Years: 1913-1938
Composition: 75% copper; 25% nickel
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: 5 gr
Designer: James Earle Fraser
Edge: Plain
PCGS #: 3960
NGC ID: 22S8
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