1937 Buffalo Nickels have a lower mintage than the 1936 dated ones with just 79,480,000 minted as compared to 118,997,000, Even though it is not one of the lower mintages in the Buffalo Nickel series, it is sought after for its affordability and availability. This 1936 Buffalo Nickel was released from the Philadelphia mint, and has been preserved in great condition considering its age. This coin will also have a full date. Not all Buffalo Nickels have a full date, as many of them have worn off from being used in commerce over the years.
The Buffalo Nickel is composed of 75% copper and 25% nickel. Its designer, James Earle Fraser, is still regarded as one of the most talented U.S. Coin designers of all time. HIs design of the Buffalo Nickel has stood the test of time and was even used on the American Gold Buffalo, which is a modern coin composed of 1 oz gold. The obverse of the Buffalo Nickel features a a right facing American Indian. The reverse of this coin shows a Bison standing on a mound. The denomination, E PLURIBUS UNUM and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA can also be found on the reverse of the Buffalo Nickel.
This 1936 Buffalo Nickel can be obtained for a very affordable price. However, there are other Nickels in the series that will run you a lot more. Add this coin to your collection today, and feel free to browse our other ungraded Buffalo Nickels as well.