1931-S Buffalo Nickel Value
Finest Known: MS67+ (NGC) MS67 (PCGS)
Auction Record: $63,250 (MS67)
1931-S Buffalo nickel. Image: USA CoinBook
The Value of A 1931-S Buffalo Nickel
The tiny 1.2 million coin mintage of the 1931-S Buffalo nickel meant that it was an instant rarity. They were pounced upon by collectors and speculators the moment they were released by the San Francisco Mint, meaning that the supply of Mint State coins is higher than circulated ones.
Mint State 1931-S Buffalo nickels cluster in the MS64–MS65 range. An average strike was soft in the middle, barring most coins from a higher grade.
1931-S 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.