1913-S Buffalo Nickel (Type II) Value

Mintage: 1,209,000
Finest Known: MS67 (NGC) MS67+ (PCGS)
Auction Record: $49,938 (MS67)

The high prices garnered by the 1913-S Type 2 Buffalo nickel stem from little collector interest at the time since everyone was focused on the short-lived Type 1 nickels. The paltry mintage of barely 1.2 million coins made matters worse for later collectors.

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1913-S Type 2 Buffalo nickel. Image: USA CoinBook

The Value of A 1913-S Type 2 Buffalo Nickel

A key date for Buffalo nickels, a lack of notable hoards, and a low mintage means that even circulated examples of the 1913-S Type 2 are expensive.

Recorded populations for the 1913-S Type 2 Buffalo nickel at third-party grading services have been inflated by countless resubmissions in attempts to get a better grade. The actual numbers of coins at each grade are less than the numbers suggest.

1913-S Type 2 Buffalo Nickel Price Guide

Circulated Grades

Very FineExtremely FineAbout Uncirculated

Uncirculated Grades

Mint State 61Mint State 63Mint State 65Auction Record (MS67)

The information on this page does not constitute an offer to buy or sell the coin(s) referred to. Proof and prooflike examples of this issue may have greater or lesser "finest known" and different record auction prices.

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