About 1917 Buffalo Nickels
The 1917 Buffalo nickel is a fairly typical Philadelphia issue from its era, and most of these are pretty well struck. A total of 51,424,019 were struck and there are about 10,000 or so known survivors, with plenty available in circulated grades. There is a decent supply in Gem, and a few dozen in the MS67 range, which is where many registry set collectors focus their sights. PCGS and NGC have slabbed a collective handful in MS68, though these scarcely enter the public trading arena.
|Denom:||5c / Nickel|
|Coinage Type:||Buffalo Nickels, Type 2 (FIVE CENTS in Recess)|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||James Earle Fraser|
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