Buffalo Nickels, Proof (1913-1937)

Number of
Required Items
8
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
69.984

Compared to building a mint state set, the proof Buffalo nickel set is a walk in the park. Many collectors strive to obtain only the highest graded specimens, as the complete set is comprised of only eight coins. Even so, we are dealing with low mintage coins, and that means there's a challenge in the air for even the most well-heeled collector. Mintages range from 600 for the key 1916 to 5,769 for the final issued of 1937.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Gerald Forsythe HOF 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 10 2012 2013 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 10 100.00% 68.35 69.26 69.26
2 The JDG Trust Collection 2015 2016 2019 2020 2021 100.00% 68.16 68.94 68.94
3 Captiva Collection 100.00% 67.87 R 68.06 68.06
4 Great Plains Enterprises 100.00% 67.77 R 67.97 67.97
GPE
5 D. L. Hansen Proof Buffalo Nickels 100.00% 67.95 67.95 67.95
DLH

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Gerald Forsythe HOF 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 10 2012 2013 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 10 100.00% 68.35 69.26 69.26
2 The JDG Trust Collection 2015 2016 2019 2020 2021 100.00% 68.16 68.94 68.94
3 D. L. Hansen Proof Buffalo Nickels 100.00% 67.95 67.95 67.95
DLH
4 Diana’s Buffalo Nickels Proof 100.00% 67.53 67.53 67.53
DLH
5 The McIntyre Central Lower Plains Collection 100.00% 67.50 67.50 67.50
6 GRAND SLAM 100.00% 67.45 67.45 67.45
7 doggiedad 100.00% 67.37 67.37 67.37
8 Typetone 100.00% 67.23 67.23 67.23
9 KCV Proof Herd 100.00% 67.18 67.18 67.18
10 Levoi's Thunderheart Proofs 100.00% 67.00 67.00 67.00
11 Cleo 100.00% 66.97 66.97 66.97
12 ErasmusHall 100.00% 66.26 66.26 66.26
13 Gretchen Buffalo 100.00% 66.16 66.16 66.16
13 La Jolla Collection 100.00% 66.16 66.16 66.16
15 Driftwood Buffalo Nickel proof set 100.00% 65.94 65.94 65.94
16 Wineman 100.00% 65.68 65.68 65.68
17 Eagleguy17 100.00% 65.34 65.34 65.34
18 CRD 100.00% 65.32 65.32 65.32
19 Rob'sCoins 100.00% 65.19 65.19 65.19
20 chugum 100.00% 64.00 64.00 64.00

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