Grading Buffalo Nickels

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Below are the typical grading standards for Buffalo Nickels.

Grading Buffalo Nickel

G4 Good

- Legends and date readable. Horn worn off.

VG8 Very Good

- Half horn shows.

F12 Fine

- Three-quarters of horn shows. Obverse rim intact.

VF20 Very Fine

- Full horn shows. Indian's cheekbone worn smooth.

EF40 Extremely Fine

- Full horn. Slight wear on Indian's hair ribbon.

AU50 About Uncirculated

- Traces of light wear on only the high points of the design. Half of mint luster is present.

MS60 Uncirculated

- No trace of wear. Light blemishes.

MS63 Uncirculated

- No trace of wear. Light blemishes.

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1938 D PCGS MS66 PLUS CAC BUFFALO NICKEL 5C BEAUTIFUL TONED HIGH GRADE
1938 D PCGS MS66  PLUS CAC BUFFALO NICKEL 5C   BEAUTIFUL TONED HIGH GRADE
1936 D BUFFALO NICKEL NGC MS65
1936 D BUFFALO NICKEL NGC MS65
1913 TYPE 1 BUFFALO NICKEL NGC MS64
1913 TYPE 1 BUFFALO NICKEL NGC MS64
1913 S 5C PCGS MS65 TYPE 2 KEY DATE S MINT BUFFALO NICKEL KEY DATE S MINT
1913 S 5C PCGS MS65  TYPE 2  KEY DATE S MINT   BUFFALO NICKEL   KEY DATE S MINT
1913 5C NGC MS67 TYPE 1 POPULAR ONE YEAR TYPE COIN BUFFALO NICKEL
1913 5C NGC MS67  TYPE 1  POPULAR ONE YEAR TYPE COIN   BUFFALO NICKEL
1914 S BUFFALO 5C NGC MS 67
1914 S BUFFALO 5C NGC MS 67
1926 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE F 12 ANACS SKU:IPC7514
1926 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE F 12 ANACS SKU:IPC7514
1913 D TYPE 2 INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL F 15 NGC 5C SKU:IPC7516
1913 D TYPE 2 INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL F 15 NGC 5C SKU:IPC7516
1924 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL XF DETAILS PCGS SKU:IPC7371
1924 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL XF DETAILS PCGS SKU:IPC7371
1918 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE XF 45 NGC SKU:IPC7204
1918 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE XF 45 NGC SKU:IPC7204
1926 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL MS 64 ANACS UNCIRCULATED SKU:IPC7278
1926 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL MS 64 ANACS UNCIRCULATED SKU:IPC7278
1914 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT AU DETAILS NGC 5C SKU:IPC5939
1914 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT AU DETAILS NGC 5C SKU:IPC5939
1923 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE VF 25 PCGS SKU:IPC6123
1923 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE VF 25 PCGS SKU:IPC6123
1913 TYPE 1 PCGS MS67 BUFFALO NICKEL
1913 TYPE 1 PCGS MS67 BUFFALO NICKEL
1926 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE MS 63 ANACS 5C SKU:I987
1926 D INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE MS 63 ANACS 5C SKU:I987
1921 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE VG 10 PCGS 5C SKU:I542
1921 S INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE VG 10 PCGS 5C SKU:I542
1937 D BUFFALO NICKEL NGC MS66
1937 D BUFFALO NICKEL   NGC MS66
 

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