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U.S. Coin Values: Buffalo Nickels.

About 1927-S 5c

The 1927-S Buffalo nickel is a challenging semi-key issue that becomes increasingly tough the higher one goes up the grading spectrum. Many 1927-S Buffalo nickels exhibit weaker strikes, though a great many do show indications of proof-like fields due to frequent die polishing to mitigate die clash marks and other imperfections. It is a very rare issue in Gem grades, with likely fewer than 50 extant in MS65 or better.

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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Coin Date: 1927-S
Denomination: 5c / Five cents
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: S
Mint Location: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,430,000
Coinage Type: Buffalo nickel
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 #: 3962
NGC ID: 22SA
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