Grading Hints on the Buffalo Nickel

Grading Hints on the Buffalo Nickel

by Bill Fivaz, NLG (Presented by Mark Watson, WINS#13)(Part 2 of 5) Source 1. The key area to look at to determine wear on this series is the Buffalo’s hipbone and the flank underneath it. 2. If the hipbone shows the “Mesa Effect,” it is not technically mint state. This “Mesa Effect” is illustrated below […]

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