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- 1916-P : Doubled Die Obverse
1916 Buffalo Nickels : Doubled Die Obverse
Indian Head Nickel - Line Type
Metal Composition: 75% Copper - 25% Nickel
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Mass / Weight: 5 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
This is a Doubled Die Obverse Indian Head Buffalo Nickel error coin. This error is extremely rare and is best noted by the doubled 1916 date. It is easily worth many thousands of dollars in any condition. Not to be confused with a "poor mans doubled die" - a true 1916 doubled die buffalo nickel is very easy to identify as depicted in the image above.
USA Coin Book estimated value of 1916 Buffalo Nickel (Doubled Die Obverse Variety) is worth $4,044 in average condition and can be worth $61,366 to $143,048 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $0.0408
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