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5 Cents "Buffalo Nickel" flat ground

Features

Country United States
Type Common coin
Years 1913-1938
Value 5 Cents = Half Dime / Nickel (0.05 USD)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 21.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 134, Schön# 132
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Composite profile of Iron Tail, an Oglala Sioux chief, Two Moons, a Cheyenne chief, and Big Tree, a Kiowa chief.

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1936
F

Engraver: James Earle Fraser

James Earle Fraser was an American sculptor during the first half of the 20th century. His work is integral to many of Washington, D.C.'s most iconic structures.

Reverse

According to the legend, the buffalo used as a model for this coin was "Black Diamond" (1893-1915), a famous buffalo at the Central Park zoo in New York City
NOTE: If there is a mintmark it is below E C of FIVE CENTS

Lettering:
UNITED·STATES·OF·AMERICA
E
PLURIBUS
UNUM
FIVE CENTS

Engraver: James Earle Fraser

James Earle Fraser was an American sculptor during the first half of the 20th century. His work is integral to many of Washington, D.C.'s most iconic structures.

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents "Buffalo Nickel" (flat ground)

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Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC Exchange
Unknown 
1913  29,857,186
1913  1,514 Proof
1913 D 4,156,000
1913 S 1,209,000
1914  20,664,463 normal date
1914  1,275 Proof
1914  "4" over "3" in "1914"
1914 D 3,912,000
1914 S 3,470,000
1915  20,986,220
1915  1,050 Proof
1915 D 7,569,000
1915 S 1,505,000
1916  63,497,466 overdate variety exists
1916  600 Proof
1916  Doubled die obverse
1916 D 13,333,000
1916 S 11,860,000
1917  51,424,019
1917 D 9,910,000
1917 S 4,193,000
1918  32,086,314
1918 D 8,362,000
1918 D "8" over "7" in "1918"
1918 S 4,882,000
1919  60,868,000
1919 D 8,006,000
1919 S 7,521,000
1920  63,093,000
1920 D 9,418,000
1920 S 9,689,000
1921  10,663,000
1921 S 1,557,000
1923  35,715,000
1923 S 6,142,000
1924  21,620,000
1924 D 5,258,000
1924 S 1,437,000
1925  35,565,100
1925 D 4,450,000
1925 S 6,256,000
1926  44,693,000
1926 D 5,638,000
1926 S 970,000
1927  37,981,000
1927 D 5,730,000
1927 S 3,430,000
1928  23,411,000
1928 D 6,436,000
1928 S 6,936,000
1929  36,446,000
1929 D 8,370,000
1929 S 7,754,000
1930  22,849,000
1930 S 5,435,000
1931 S 1,200,000
1934  20,213,003
1934 D 7,480,000
1935  58,264,000
1935  double die reverse; rare
1935 D 12,092,000 large "D"
1935 D small "D"
1935 S 10,300,000
1936  118,997,000
1936  Brilliant
1936  4,420 Proof
1936  Brilliant Proof
1936 D 24,814,000 Denver
1936 D 3-1/2 leg; ultra rare
1936 S 14,930,000
1937  79,480,000
1937  5,769 Proof
1937 D 17,826,000
1937 D 3- legged; ultra rare
1937 S 5,635,000
1938 D 7,020,000
1938 D "D" over "S" mintmark

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5 Cents "Buffalo Nickel" (flat ground)