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Like all coins, the value is based upon several factors: coin grade (condition): about good (AG), good (G), fine (F), very fine (VF), extra fine (EF), almost uncirculated (AU), uncirculated (Unc) and proof - the better the grade, the more the value. mintage (how many were made): usually lower mintage coins are worth considerately more that high mintage coins. mint mark: the marking, or lack of marking, on a coin that corresponds to where it was produced (D=Denver, S=San Francisco, P or blank=Philadelphia, etc.). market: coins are like any product; some types are more valuable or collectible at more times than others, depending on the market demand.

On a buffalo nickel*, the mint mark will be a small D or S underneath the words FIVE CENTS. Buffalo nickels from Philadelphia don't have a mint mark.

Refer to a Coin Value listing on the Web or in a coin magazine at your local grocery or department store.

Answer Common date buffalo nickels in circulated condition, with a full readable date, are generally worth about 50 cents apiece.

Dateless buffalo nickels are usually considered filler or cull coins and end up in a dealer's "4 for a quarter" box.

Retail prices for rarer dates can be found at NumisMedia: Buffalo Nickel Prices (link below).

An online guide for grading your coin can be found at CoinCentric: Grading Buffalo Nickels.

Note: These nickels were made from 1913 to 1938. They can still be acquired through circulation but this is very rare.

The "F" is not a mint mark. It is the designers initial. It was designed by

James E. Fraser.

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