1916 Buffalo Nickels : Doubled Die Obverse

Indian Head Nickel - Line Type

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James Earle Fraser
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.):
1916 Doubled Die Indian Head Buffalo Nickel
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.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
$2,233$4,044$7,708$11,251$18,751$31,689$61,366$143,048-

The 1916 Buffalo Nickel (Doubled Die Obverse Variety) is worth $4,044 in average condition and can be worth $61,366 or more in uncirculated 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: $0.0391





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