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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1915 S G6 BUFFALO NICKEL ICG LISTS $60.00
1915 S G6 BUFFALO NICKEL ICG LISTS $60.00
1930 5C PCGS MS66 LUSTROUS GEM BUFFALO NICKEL LUSTROUS GEM
1930 5C PCGS MS66   LUSTROUS GEM    BUFFALO NICKEL   LUSTROUS GEM
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS64 19062
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS64 19062
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL CERTIFIED NGC MS 65 5 CENTS
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL CERTIFIED NGC MS 65  5 CENTS
1937 S BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS65 19060
1937 S BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS65 19060
1917 D 5C NGC MS62 BUFFALO NICKEL
1917 D 5C NGC MS62   BUFFALO NICKEL
1923 S 5C PCGS XF45 BETTER DATE S MINT BUFFALO NICKEL BETTER DATE S MINT
1923 S 5C PCGS XF45   BETTER DATE S MINT   BUFFALO NICKEL   BETTER DATE S MINT
1914 D 5C PCGS AU53 BUFFALO NICKEL
1914 D 5C PCGS AU53   BUFFALO NICKEL
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS GRADED MS66 GEM BU BRILLIANT UNC RATTLER HOLDER
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS GRADED MS66 GEM BU BRILLIANT UNC RATTLER HOLDER
1937 P PROOF BUFFALO NICKEL NGC GRADED PF66 CAC GEM PROOF
1937 P PROOF BUFFALO NICKEL NGC GRADED PF66 CAC GEM PROOF
1921 S BUFFALO NICKEL NGC F12 KEY DATE DIE CRACK NICE FINE COIN
1921 S BUFFALO NICKEL NGC F12 KEY DATE DIE CRACK NICE FINE COIN
1934 BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS 64
1934 BUFFALO NICKEL   PCGS MS 64
1914 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS 64 NEAR GEM
1914 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS 64  NEAR GEM
1926 S 5C PCGS F15 POPULAR KEY DATE BUFFALO NICKEL POPULAR KEY DATE
1926 S 5C PCGS F15   POPULAR KEY DATE   BUFFALO NICKEL   POPULAR KEY DATE
1936 D 5C PCGS/CAC MS67 GORGEOUS BUFFALO NICKEL GORGEOUS
1936 D 5C PCGS/CAC MS67  GORGEOUS    BUFFALO NICKEL   GORGEOUS
1917 D BUFFALO 5C PCGS AU 53 EARLY BUFFALO WITH OUTSTANDING PATINA
1917 D BUFFALO 5C PCGS AU 53  EARLY BUFFALO WITH OUTSTANDING PATINA
1921 S 5C PCGS VF20 KEY DATE BUFFALO NICKEL KEY DATE
1921 S 5C PCGS VF20   KEY DATE   BUFFALO NICKEL   KEY DATE

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