About 1914-S Buffalo Nickels
The 1914-S Buffalo nickel is a relatively tough semi-key coin, though it is not nearly as scarce today as its 1914-D counterpart. This fact may strike some numismatists as something of a paradox, as 3,470,000 examples were struck — lower than the 1914-D mintage of more than 3.9 million. However, more specimens were saved, and it is certainly easier to locate in circulated grades. Conversely, it is often more challenging to find 1914-S Buffalo nickels in Gem Uncirculated levels than its Denver-minted sibling.
|Denom:||5c / Nickel|
|Mint Location:||San Francisco|
|Coinage Type:||Buffalo Nickels, Type 2 (FIVE CENTS in Recess)|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||James Earle Fraser|
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