1913-S Buffalo Nickel (Type II) Value
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.
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
|Very Fine||Extremely Fine||About Uncirculated|
|Mint State 61||Mint State 63||Mint State 65||Auction 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.