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.

Video: How to Tell the Difference Between Mint State and AU


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1926 5C PCGS MS67 EX: D.L. HANSEN BUFFALO NICKEL SUPERB GEM
1926 5C PCGS MS67 EX: D.L. HANSEN   BUFFALO NICKEL   SUPERB GEM
1921 S 5C PCGS F12 KEY DATE BUFFALO NICKEL KEY DATE
1921 S 5C PCGS F12   KEY DATE   BUFFALO NICKEL   KEY DATE
1913 S 5C PCGS MS66 TYPE 1 EX: D.L. HANSEN POPULAR FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE
1913 S 5C PCGS MS66  TYPE 1  EX: D.L. HANSEN   POPULAR FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE
1918 5C PCGS MS65 EX: D.L. HANSEN P MINT BUFFALO NICKEL
1918 5C PCGS MS65 EX: D.L. HANSEN    P MINT   BUFFALO NICKEL
1915 D 5C PCGS/CAC MS65 BUFFALO NICKEL
1915 D 5C PCGS/CAC MS65   BUFFALO NICKEL
1925 S 5C PCGS MS64 EX: D.L. HANSEN DATE BUFFALO NICKEL DATE
1925 S 5C PCGS MS64 EX: D.L. HANSEN    DATE   BUFFALO NICKEL    DATE
1926 D 5C PCGS MS65 EX: D.L. HANSEN GORGEOUS GEM BUFFALO NICKEL
1926 D 5C PCGS MS65  EX: D.L. HANSEN   GORGEOUS GEM   BUFFALO NICKEL
1916 5C PCGS PR 67 EX: D.L. HANSEN KEY DATE PROOF BUFFALO NICKEL
1916 5C PCGS PR 67 EX: D.L. HANSEN   KEY DATE PROOF   BUFFALO NICKEL
1920 5C PCGS MS65 BUFFALO NICKEL
1920 5C PCGS MS65   BUFFALO NICKEL
1937 5C PCGS PR 66 AFFORDABLE PROOF BUFFALO BUFFALO NICKEL
1937 5C PCGS PR 66   AFFORDABLE PROOF BUFFALO   BUFFALO NICKEL
1928 S 5C PCGS MS66 BUFFALO NICKEL BETTER S MINT
1928 S 5C PCGS MS66   BUFFALO NICKEL   BETTER S MINT
1925 5C PCGS/CAC MS66 EX: D.L. HANSEN BUFFALO NICKEL SILKY GEM
1925 5C PCGS/CAC MS66  EX: D.L. HANSEN   BUFFALO NICKEL   SILKY GEM
1937 D THREE 3 LEGS LEGGED INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENTS GRADED NGC XF 45
1937 D THREE 3 LEGS LEGGED INDIAN HEAD BUFFALO NICKEL 5 CENTS GRADED NGC XF 45
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL MS 64 NGC
1938 D BUFFALO NICKEL MS 64 NGC
1926 D NGC MS63 BUFFALO NICKEL
1926 D NGC MS63 BUFFALO NICKEL
1927 PCGS MS66 BUFFALO NICKEL
1927 PCGS MS66 BUFFALO NICKEL
1927 NGC MS66 BUFFALO NICKEL OLD HOLDER
1927 NGC MS66 BUFFALO NICKEL OLD HOLDER
 

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