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USA 5 Cents “Buffalo Nickel”1936 #57

$10.00

Description

USA 5 Cents “Buffalo Nickel”1935

Country USA
Type  Buffalo Nickel 5 Cents 1935
Years 1913-1938
Value 5 Cents = Half Dime / Nickel (0.05 USD)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 21.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓

Obverse

Composite profile of Iron Tail, an Oglala Sioux chief, Two Moons, a Cheyenne chief, and Big Tree, a Kiowa chief.

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1935
f

Engraver: James Earle Fraser

Reverse

According to the legend, the buffalo used as a model for this coin was “Black Diamond” (1893-1915), a famous buffalo at the Central Park zoo in New York City
NOTE: If there is a mintmark it is below E C of FIVE CENTS

Lettering:
UNITED·STATES·OF·AMERICA
E
PLURIBUS
UNUM
FIVE CENTS

Engraver: James Earle Fraser

Edge

Smooth

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