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

1935 5C Doubled Die Reverse (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS64

Close-up of Doubling on 1935 FS-801 Reverse

PCGS MS62
PCGS #:
93974
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Designer:
James Earle Fraser
Weight:
5.00 grams
Edge:
Plain
Mintage:
58,264,000
Metal Content:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Auction Record:
$104,650 • PCGS MS65 • 8-4-2007 • Bowers & Merena
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 500 R-6.0 4 / 69 4 / 72
60 or Better 25 R-9.0 3 / 69 3 / 72
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 1 / 69 1 / 72
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade  
1 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade  
1 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 estimated grade  
3 MS64 estimated grade  
10 MS63 PCGS grade  

Jaime Hernandez: This is the only major doubled die reverse in the entire Buffalo Nickel series.

Circulated Condition: There are probably a few hundred examples in existence with most of them being in low circulated grades.
Uncirculated: In Uncirculated condition they are very scarce and possibly no more than 20 examples exist in all Uncirculated grades combined.
Variety Attribution: The strongest doubling is on the words FIVE CENTS. Also the words E PLURIBUS UNUM are doubled but not as dramatic as the words FIVE CENTS.
Note: There is also a 1935 Doubled Die reverse Type 2 but the doubling is much less dramatic and worth much less than the Type 1.