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.
|Denom:||5c / Nickel|
|Mint Location:||San Francisco|
|Coinage Type:||Buffalo Nickels, Type 2 (FIVE CENTS in Recess)|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||James Earle Fraser|
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