Number of Required Coins : 64

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 66.669

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There is something about Buffalo nickels that attracts collectors. Some collectors remember when every once in a while one would show up in their change, or a time when they did grandpa a favor and the reward was a beautiful old nickel. Perhaps it reminds us of a time when the West was still new. Whatever the reasons, many people collect Buffalo nickels and some have managed to build truly phenomenal sets.

The keys to the set are well known - the 1916 double die variety, the 1918/7-D, and the famous 1937-D three legged Buffalo among them. There are also some less obvious stoppers within the series. The San Francisco coins of the 1920s are elusive and the 1924 and 1926 are all actually rarer than the famous three-legged '37-D. Though there are some tough coins, this series is now and forever a favorite of collectors.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Gerald Forsythe Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 66.53 66.53
2 The Gately Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 66.35 66.35
3 Tom McCarroll 100.00%
Retired on 7/8/2004
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 66.315
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.315
66.32
66.32
4 Beautiful Buffalos 100.00% 66.07 66.07
5 Pennsylvania Collector 100.00%
Retired on 8/30/2002
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 66.025
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 66.025
66.03
66.03
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Gerald Forsythe Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 66.53 66.53
2 The Gately Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 66.35 66.35
3 Beautiful Buffalos 100.00% 66.07 66.07
4 KCV Herd Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 65.80 65.80
5 Que Pasa Buffalos 100.00% 65.52 65.52
6 Ray Levoi Click to view Set Images 100.00% 65.30 65.30
7 driftwood buffalo nickels basic set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 65.03 65.03
8 jcth Buffalos Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 64.50 64.50
9 ADPBuffalos 100.00% 64.41 64.41
10 CRD 100.00% 64.30 64.30
11 Wineman Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 64.20 64.20
12 chugum 100.00% 64.00 64.00
13 Garrow King's Basic Buffalo Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 63.83 63.83
14 East Coast Collection Click to view Set Images 98.44% 65.53 63.67
15 TimHanigan Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 63.63 63.63
16 CoolKarma's Buffalos Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 63.63 63.63
17 Shanes Wild Buffalos 98.44% 65.17 63.52
18 P. Kubler Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 62.65 62.65
19 MTB Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 61.90 61.90
20 Little Blue River Herd Click to view Set Images 96.88% 64.97 61.69
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