1917 United States Buffalo/Indian Head Nickel

1917 United States Buffalo/Indian Head Nickel

$7.00

United States 1917 Buffalo/Indian Head Nickel

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Weight 2 oz
Dimensions 2 × 2 × .125 in

These pieces are generally known as Buffalo or Indian Head Nickels. James Earle Fraser designed these coins employing three different Native Americans as models. The bison was supposedly modeled after one in the New York Central Park Zoo - "Black Diamond". This very collectible nickel is in F - VF condition and just waiting for your collection. Mintage 51,424,019, Composition .750 copper, .250 nickel minted in Philadelphia.