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SERIES: Buffalo Five Cents 1913-1938
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1914-S 5C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+
PCGS #:
3926
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Designer:
James Earle Fraser
Weight:
5.00 grams
Edge:
Plain
Mintage:
3,470,000
Metal Content:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Auction Record:
$46,000 • NGC MS67 • 7-1-2008 • Heritage Auctions
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6
30
16
6
8
42
19
8
12
52
13
12
15
56
22
15
25
75
26
25
45+
125
45+
50+
155
50+
53+
175
53+
55+
185
55+
58+
210
2
58+
62+
300
62+
63+
435
63+
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 11,000 R-2.9 43 / 69 TIE 44 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 2,000 R-4.6 33 / 69 TIE 33 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 250 R-6.6 25 / 69 TIE 25 / 72 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade  
9 MS66 PCGS grade
9 MS66 PCGS grade
David Hall: The 1914-S is quite a bit easier to locate in circulated grades than the 1914-D, but it is somewhat rarer in mint state grades. Gem MS65 or better specimens are rare. Strike is somewhat soft, as is the case with most S-mint Buffalos. The luster can vary from satiny to somewhat frosty.