Shield, Libery V & Buffalo Nickels

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There are 38 Coins for Sale. New coin(s) added on June 15, 2017

Photo Date Grade TPG GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Shield Nickels
Shield  1866 1866
AU53 raw
Original $225 Strictly Original, Uniform Strike, Attractive. A strictly original example of the first year of issue. The obverse offers a nice uniform strike and sharp rim edges consistent with assigned grade. Reverse strike is also uniform. Overall surfaces are blemish free. Purchased from the Hamden Collection, a very selective individual who built an noteworthy type set and let GFRC handle the disbursement.
Shield  1867 1867
Rays
VF30 PCGS
19792022
Original $115 Rays, Original, Accurately Graded, Woodlands Collection. Definitely an original gray piece with just honest wear. Surfaces are completely blemish free and attractive. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Shield  1869 1869
MS64 NGC
3785729001
Choice $350 Choice Original, Proof Like, Washington State Collection. One immediately notes the lightly mirror surfaces when first inspecting this 1869 shield nickel. The reverse is especially proof like with heavy die polished lines running behind the numerical 5 digit and stars. Strike is quite good with all horizontal and vertical shield lines being well defined. This piece is essentially untoned and housed in new NGC holder.
Shield  1876 1876
PR66+CAM
PCGS
25257879
Gem $2350 New June 15! Superb Gem Proof, Cameo Designation, Old Time Golden Toning, Accurately Grading, Winestevens Collection. This superb gem is among the finest Cameos certified by PCGS, showing immaculate surfaces and bold contrast on each side. The frosty design elements are sharply struck with every minute piece of mint frost being evident under a 10x loupe. The nickel alloy offers amazing steely proof cartwheel luster under a bright light. But while viewing in hand, the rich golden overlays are dominant as seen in the GFRC images. I'm falling in love with this incredible proof Shield nickel as it marries the qualities of cameo surfaces with old natural toning. This is an important GFRC offering housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder with CAC approval. From the Winestevens Collection of fine numismatic properties.
Shield  1882 1882
AU58 PCGS
26460735
Choice New Price
$135
Choice Original, Strong Luster, Carmel Collection. An attractive example with ample remaining luster. Faint rub is seen consistent with the assigned AU58 grade. Surfaces are entirely blemish free. A typical shield nickel with heavy die cracks and die erosion. The entire top loop of the 2 digit in the date in filled while the two 8 digits have partially filled upper loops. Housed in 2013 generation blue label PCGS holder with edge view insert. A perfect type coin for the selective collector.
Shield  1883 1883
PR64 PCGS
83586207
Choice $350 New June 14! Near Gem For Grade, Bright Cartwheel Luster, Bold Strike, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Last year of Shield nickel issue with proof mintage of 5,419. This example is a near gem with pleasing surfaces and brilliant cartwheel luster from the mirrored fields. I personally like this consigned item from the Santa Fe Collection and so pleased to have in GFRC inventory. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with no CAC attempt. If not sold by Summer FUN, this piece and several others from the Santa Fe Collection are heading to CAC for review. Attractively priced!
Shield  1883 1883
PF63 raw
Choice $330 Choice Original Proof, Hamden Collection, Formerly NGC PF63. Purchased from Hamden Collection and a choice example for the grade. The Hamden collector is a purist and obviously purchases the coin and not the holder since all coins are cracked out and placed in Dansco album. This lovely proof shield nickel was previously certified as NGC PF63 with the label being sold with the coin. A nice proof strike with few blemishes for the assigned grade.
Liberty V Nickels
Liberty V  1886 1886
AG3 PCGS
32567384
Original $100 Key Date, Honest Wear, Accurately Graded, Colorado Collection. Series key date with lots of honest wear. A decent filler for that hole in your Liberty Nickel set at a reasonable price. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder.
Liberty V  1896 1896
VF35 PCGS
20664147
Original $95 Original Gray, Accurately Graded, Woodlands Collection. Definitely an original gray piece with just honest wear. Surfaces are completely blemish free. The contrast between fields and darker device outlines provides for decent eye appeal. Housed in older blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert.
Liberty V  1903 1903
PF65 PCGS
21336345
Gem New Price
$410
Gem Original, Bright Mirrors, Carmel Collection. Bold mirrors are immediately seen during in hand viewing while the fields become highly reflective under bright. Surfaces are untoned and blemish free as would be expected for a gem designation. Mintage is only 1,790 pieces. This example offers top quality at the optimum price point as a PR66 designation would result in an $800 market price. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. A perfect proof type coin for the selective collector.
Liberty V  1912 1912
MS64 PCGS OGH
7660127
Choice $195 Choice Original, Light Gold Luster, Accurately Graded, Seal Beach Collection. This lovely 1912 V nickel offers pristine surfaces and light golden toning. The combination of Seal Beach Collection quality and the PCGS early holder gives this offering lots of character. Housed in PCGS old green holder. If you've been seeking a special mint state Liberty nickel for a type set, then please consider this Seal Beach Collection piece.
Buffalo Nickels
Buffalo  1913 1913
Type 1
MS66 NGC
3183106006
Gem $250 Superb Gem, Steely Blue-Gray Cartwheel Luster. Bold cartwheel luster is icy blue and quite attractive. Strike is crisp from slighted eroded dies. Accurately graded and housed in older NGC holder with standard ring insert. An offering that would please the most selective collector.
Buffalo  1913 1913
Type 1
MS66 PCGS
82993607
Gem $260 Gem Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. Accurately graded and offering satiny cartwheel luster. Obverse die is heavily eroded with rust pits and metal flow lines throughout. Under a bright light the surfaces are a light copper color. Housed in PCGS 30th Anniversary holder.
Buffalo  1913D 1913-D
Type 1
MS64 PCGS OGH
4421665
Choice $145 Choice Original, Steely Luster, Light Gold Toning, Accurately Graded. Faint copper rose patina covers this choice original 1913 Denver Type 1 strike. Reverse toning is a bit darker with subtle streaks that are over emphasized by GFRC photography. A quality piece at a fair price. Housed in PCGS old green holder.
Buffalo  1913D 1913-D
Type 1
MS64 PCGS
31428448
Choice $150 Choice Original, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading. Lightly toned with lovely cartwheel luster. The assigned MS64 grade appears to be conservative. Housed in 2013 generation holder with edge view insert.
Buffalo  1913S 1913-S
Type 2 Reverse
AG3 PCGS
29853128
Original $135 Key Date, Near Choice, Blemish Free Surfaces for Grade, Denver Collection. One of the important key dates of the Buffalo nickel series and scarce in all grades. This near choice example sports honest wear and smooth gray surfaces. The date is legible when tilting the piece under bright light. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder. A pleasing example from the Denver Collection.
Buffalo  1916 1916
MS65 PCGS
84298378
Gem $345 New June 14! Gem Original, Early Philadelphia Strike, Faint Copper Gold Luster, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. A gem 1916 Philadelphia strike with satiny copper gold luster under bright light. Surfaces are entirely blemish free. Strike is bold and uniform. Freshly graded and housed in 2015 style PCGS holder with no CAC attempt. A top quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection to consider.
Buffalo  1919S 1919-S
VF20 NGC
1549782043
Original $90 New May 25! Better Details, Strong Devices, Blemish Free Surfaces, Accurately Graded, Denver Collection. Strictly original and perfect for a circulated Indian Head nickel set. Housed in old NGC holder with standard ring insert. A nice collector coin from the Denver Collection.
Buffalo  1931S 1931-S
MS66
PCGS
30039732
Gem $675 New June 4! Gem Original. Last Available Mint State Grade, Steely Luster, Accurately Graded, Santa Fe Collection. Buffalo nickels were only struck at the San Francisco mint during 1831, therefore this date is required for both a date set and also complete date and mintmark set. MS66 is that last "affordable" grade as only 7 examples are designated at the MS67 level by PCGS (a $26,000 coin!). Steely luster and entirely blemish free surfaces are noted on this CAC approved example. Housed in early blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert and PNG hologram label. A top quality offering from the Santa Fe Collection
Buffalo  1931S 1931-S
MS65 PCGS OGH
8130559
Gem $275 Gem Original, Flashy Luster, Conservative Grading. Donít we all love to find and enjoy conservatively graded coins in PCGS old green holders. This gem original 1831 San Francisco strike offers satiny cartwheel luster and untoned surfaces. Strike from moderately eroded dies but the overall strike is hammered. Mintage is 1,200,000 and the last better date after 1926. Overall a quality piece for the selective collector.
Buffalo  1935 1935
MS66 PCGS
25213091
Gem $175 Gem Original, Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded. A quality later date Buffalo nickel that is accurately graded at the MS66 level. Satiny luster is predominate. Housed in 2014 generation PCGS holder.
Buffalo  1936 1936
MS63 PCGS
33324813
Choice $45 Choice Original Steely Luster, Faint Gold Hues, Accurately Graded, Denver Collection. A choice Philadelphia strike housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. From the Denver Collection.
Buffalo  1937 1937
PR67
PCGS
80633113
Gem $1650 Superb Gem Proof, Glassy Mirrored Surfaces, Stunning Eye Appeal, Accurately Graded, Winesteven Collection. Glassy-mirrored fields and sharply struck devices are dominant on this brilliant-finish proof Buffalo nickel. A fully detailed superb gem strike that is so impressive to view. Housed in 2015 style PCGS holder. CAC approval validates the above average surfaces and staggering eye appeal. A top quality offering from the Winesteven Collection.
Buffalo  1937 1937
MS66 NGC
1544349045
Gem $70 Gem Original, Well Struck from Eroded Dies, Brilliant Luster, Accurately Graded. Housed in older NGC holder with standard insert. A quality Buffalo with brilliant luster.
Buffalo  1937 1937
MS64 NGC
4521974020
Choice $38 Brilliant Untoned Surfaces, Choice Original, Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. Accurately graded with decent eye appeal.
Buffalo  1937 1937
MS64 NGC
4521974021
Choice $38 Steely Gray Luster, Near Gem Original, Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. Accurately graded with colorful eye appeal.
Buffalo  1937 1937
MS63 NGC
4521973014
Choice $35 Uniform Golden Gray Toning, Choice Original, Accurately Graded . Housed in new large font NGC holder. Accurately graded with old time toning.
Buffalo  1937D 1937-D
MS64 NGC
4521973019
Choice $42 Light Gold Surfaces, Satiny Luster, Accurately Graded. Light gold patina with satiny luster leads to attractive eye appeal. Hand picked out of a massive lot of TPG certified mint state Buffalo nickels based on overall eye appeal. I like this piece and believe GFRC customer will enjoy adding to their collections. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Buffalo  1937D 1937-D
MS64 NGC
4521973018
Choice $38 Brilliant Steely Gray Luster, Choice Original, Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. A nice San Francisco strike that is accurately graded with light gold coloring.
Buffalo  1937D 1937-D
MS64 raw
Choice $30 New May 25! Near Gem Original, Pretty Dual Sided Toning, A Pleasing Example, Denver Collection. A pretty 1937 Denver strike with bold golden brown luster. The dual sided toning is quite attractive. From the Denver Collection.
Buffalo  1937S 1937-S
MS66 NGC Fatty
004078023
Gem $95 Superb Gem, Satiny Cartwheel Luster, Accurately Graded. Old time conservative grading is apparent with this lovely 1837 San Francisco strike. Crisp steely untoned luster dominates. Housed in NGC Fatty holder with standard ring insert. The holder is in pristine condition.
Buffalo  1938D 1938-D
MS66 PCGS
14587417
Gem $65 Superb Gem, Radiant Cartwheel Luster, Conservative Grading. Housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. Yes, a common date, but with huge eye appeal if flashy luster is your cup of tea.
Buffalo  1938D 1938-D
MS66 PCGS
72912480
Gem $75 Gem Original, Steely Cartwheel Luster, Light Gold Toning, Well Struck, Denver Collection. Gem example housed in old blue label PCGS holder with standard ring insert. From the Denver Collection.
Buffalo  1938D 1938-D
MS65 NGC
4521975010
Gem $46 Gem Original, Vibrant Luster, Copper Gold Patina, Accurately Graded. Vibrant luster dominates the eye appeal. Surfaces are covered with mottled copper gold patina along with intermixed blue hues. A common date but pretty as a type coin. Housed in new large font NGC holder.
Buffalo  1938D 1938-D
MS65 NGC
4521974025
Gem $50 Copper Gold Patina, Gem Original, Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. For fans of heavily toned Buffalo nickels. Luster provides nice contrast with the copper-gold coloring.
Buffalo  1938D 1938-D
MS65 NGC
4521974039
Choice $47 Thick Copper Gold Patina, Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. For fans of heavily toned Buffalo nickels. Luster is a bit subdued due to the thick copper-gold coloring.
Buffalo  1938D 1938-D
MS65 NGC
4521974029
Gem $50 Brilliant Luster, Eroded Dies, Faint Gold Patina. Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. Brilliant luster is the highlight. Struck from heavily eroded dies. Accurately graded at MS65 level.
Buffalo  1938D 1938-D
MS64 NGC
4521974035
Choice $35 Copper Gold Patina, Choice Original, Accurately Graded. Housed in new large font NGC holder. Nice balance of uniform copper-gold patina with brilliant luster. Conservative grading.