How much are my U.S. 1930-S nickel worth?

About 1930-S Buffalo Nickels

The 1930-S Buffalo nickel probably best represents the last of the scarce S-mint Buffalo nickels in the Gem grades. Though not nearly as challenging or expensive in uncirculated grades as its S-mint predecessors it is nevertheless much tougher than the later S-mint representatives from the series. Numismatic experts believe about 1,000 exist in MS65 or better, though presently less than a dozen combined specimens in MS67 or better as graded by PCGS and NGC.



Coin Date: 1930-S
Denom: 5c / Nickel
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: S
Mint Location: San Francisco
Mintage: 5,435,000
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 #: 3970
NGC ID: 22SJ
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