How much are my U.S. 1936-S nickel worth?

About 1936-S Buffalo Nickels

The 1936-S Buffalo nickel is a grossly common issue, though the scarcest of the regular strikes for the short period of 1936 through 1938. By the mid 1930s, collectors were looking for and saving 1936-S Buffalo nickels and other dates, too, for inclusion in the coin albums and coin boards of the era, which were just coming into vogue among numismatists. Certainly many rolls were saved as this issue is common even in uncirculated condition. Dozens have been slabbed by PCGS and NGC in the grade of MS67, and many more among each of the lower Mint States grades.



Coin Date: 1936-S
Denom: 5c / Nickel
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: S
Mint Location: San Francisco
Mintage: 14,930,000
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
Catalog #: 3979
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