What Is a 1929 Buffalo Nickel?


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A 1929 buffalo nickel is part of the buffalo nickel design set produced by the U.S. Mint between 1913 and 1938. It features a right-facing Native American bust on its obverse side and an engraving of a buffalo on its reverse side.

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What Is a 1929 Buffalo Nickel?
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According to the 2014 price guide from CoinStudy, a buffalo nickel from 1929 is valued between 54 cents and $54. The value of the nickel depends on its condition and mint mark. The coins from San Francisco are worth the most, followed by those from Denver and Philadelphia. Many coin collectors grade the condition of a coin on a scale of good, fine, extremely fine and uncirculated.

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