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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1937 D 3 LEGS BUFFALO NICKLE NGC AU 53
1937 D  3 LEGS BUFFALO NICKLE NGC AU 53
KEY DATE 1921 S BUFFALO NICKEL NGC VF35
KEY DATE 1921 S BUFFALO NICKEL NGC VF35
1935 S BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS65
1935 S BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS65
1937 BUFFALO NICKEL MS 65 ANACS BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED FULL HORN
1937 BUFFALO NICKEL MS 65 ANACS BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED FULL HORN
1937 5C BUFFALO NICKEL PROOF PF 66 NGC
1937 5C BUFFALO NICKEL PROOF PF 66 NGC
1913 S TYPE 1 BUFFALO NICKEL NGC UNC DETAILS GREAT COLLECTOR COIN C205UUHSC2
1913 S TYPE 1 BUFFALO NICKEL   NGC UNC DETAILS  GREAT COLLECTOR COIN  C205UUHSC2
1914 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS AU55
1914 D BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS AU55
1917 D BUFFALO NICKEL VF35 NGC
1917 D BUFFALO NICKEL VF35 NGC
1935 S PEACE DOLLAR PCGS MS63 SECURE BLAST WHITE SECURE SHIELD
1935 S PEACE DOLLAR PCGS MS63 SECURE      BLAST WHITE      SECURE SHIELD
1915 S BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS VF30
1915 S BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS VF30
1914 BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS64
1914 BUFFALO NICKEL   PCGS MS64
1913 BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS65 TYPE 1
1913 BUFFALO NICKEL   PCGS MS65 TYPE 1
PCGS VG 8 1913 S TYPE II 2 BUFFALO NICKEL LOOKS FINE NICE KEY DATE
PCGS VG 8  1913 S TYPE II  2  BUFFALO NICKEL   LOOKS FINE  NICE KEY DATE
1915 BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS64
1915 BUFFALO NICKEL   PCGS MS64
1923 BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS64
1923 BUFFALO NICKEL   PCGS MS64
1931 S BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS64
1931 S BUFFALO NICKEL   PCGS MS64
1928 BUFFALO NICKEL PCGS MS65
1928 BUFFALO NICKEL   PCGS MS65

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