There is no such thing as an 1889 Buffalo Nickel. Buffalo nickels were only minted from 1913 to 1938. A nickel minted in 1889 would be a Liberty Head or "V" nickel.
Please check again and post a new question. Buffalo nickels were struck from 1913 to 1938. Any nickel dated 1939 would be a familiar Jefferson nickel. Look at the coin again, 1938 was the last year a Buffalo nickel was made.
Please check again and post a new question. Buffalo nickels were struck from 1913 to 1938. Any nickel dated 1943 would be a familiar Jefferson nickel.
Current retail values for a 1937-D buffalo nickel with three legs range from $500 if very worn, up to about $1200 in AU condition. However you would need to have the coin examined in person because there are many counterfeits made by removing the leg from a normal nickel using jeweller's tools.
That would be pretty hard to do, because Buffalo nickels were minted from 1913 to 1938.If you mean 1937, a nickel in average condition would retail for a dollar or so. If it shows less wear; e.g. at least half of the buffalo's horn is still visible, that figure might go up to $2 or $2.50
It would depend on the date of the Buffalo nickel. Post a new question and include the date and mintmark if there is one.
To a collector it is worth $0.05.
The exact value of a 1953 nickel would actually depend on a number of things. Some of these things would include, the country the nickel is from and the condition of the nickel.
Please check again and post a new question: > Buffalo nickels were made from 1913 to 1938. An 1899 nickel would have a picture of Miss Liberty on the front and the Roman numeral V (= 5) on the back. > All nickels except those from WWII (1942-45) are made of copper-nickel, not silver. > There's no coin called a "buffalo head" nickel. The names are either an Indian Head nickel or a buffalo nickel.
The condition of the coin determines the value, in good condition, it is worth about $3.50 but if it is extremely fine condition, it is worth over $120. I would recommend to Google a web site site to show you the various conditions and values.
An example a a rare Indian head nickel date would be a 1937 D mintmark 3 legged buffalo.
Please check again and post a new question. Buffalo nickels were struck from 1913 to 1938. Any nickel dated 1945 would be a familiar Jefferson nickel, but made from a special alloy used during wartime.
Please check your coin again and post a new, separate question. Liberty nickels were minted from 1883 to 1912. A 1938 nickel would be a Jefferson nickel or buffalo nickel.
These were never made out of wood. They would be made on nickel and copper.
It would be a spectacular rarity because the last buffalo nickels were made in 1938. Please check your coin again.
Please check again and post a new question. Buffalo nickels were minted from 1913 to 1938. A 1958 nickel would carry the familiar portrait of Thomas Jefferson that was used until 2004.
If you are talking about the 2003 buffalo nickel, it is worth less than face value, you would be better off just to spend it.
Traditional gifts on a 21st anniv. are brass and nickel. A brass plated or brushed nickel set of praying hands would be appropriate. PErhaps add an inscription commemorating the event. Gery D.
Please check your coin again and post a new question. Buffalo nickels were made from 1913 to 1938, and were never struck in silver. A 1906 nickel would be called a Liberty Head nickel, and like all nickels except the famous "war nickels" of 1942-45, it's made of an alloy of copper and nickel, hence the name "nickel".
Average value is $1.00-$3.00 for most circulated coins.
Retail values for Buffalo Nickels can be found here : http://www.numismedia.com/fmv/prices/bufnkl/pricesgd.shtml You can decide which is the best value ...
It would be spectacularly valuable if it existed, but the last buffalo nickels were made in 1938. Please check your coin again and post a new question.
It would depend on whether or not you have the full set and their condition.
Please check your coin again and post a new, separate question.There aren't any "buffalo head" nickels. They're called Indian head OR buffalo nickels and show the entire animal, not just its head.There aren't any from 1891, either. The first Indian head nickels were minted in 1913. An 1891 nickel would be a Liberty head nickel.
There's no such coin as a "buffalo head" nickel. The coin is called either an Indian Head nickel or a buffalo nickel, but not "buffalo head" - after all, it shows the whole buffalo on the back, LOL!Buffalo nickels sell for about 15 to 25 cents if the date is worn off. If you want to sell one a flea market dealer might give you 5 to 10 cents.Buffalo nickels minted from 1913 to about 1925 had a design flaw that caused the date to wear faster than the rest of the coin, but it still took several years for the problem to show up because nickel is a very hard metal. By the time it became a problem and the Mint fixed the design, there were about a dozen years' worth of nickels in circulation that had lost, or would lose, their dates.