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Why buy this Buffalo 1914-S Nickel?
When James Earle Fraser set out to design his nickel, he made it his mission to create a coin that could be instantly recognizable as American anywhere in the world. It's an understatement to say that he was extremely successful. This 1914-S piece gives you the chance to own a piece from this iconic series, which continues to this day to meet Fraser's goal.
Striking American Designs by James Earle Fraser
Obverse: Both faces of this coin were designed by James Earle Fraser. On the obverse is a right-side composite portrait of an aging Native American man, who has feathers tied up at the back of his head. The date, "1914," is inscribed on his shoulder, while "LIBERTY" is inscribed along the rim.
Reverse: The reverse bears a left-side profile of an American bison. "E PLURIBUS UNUM" is inscribed above its back, while "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" arches over it along the rim. The coin's face value, "FIVE CENTS," is included at the bottom.
Well Maintained MS64
The experts at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded this coin Mint State 64. That means that the coin has an average or better strike and shows no traces of wear.
Add this 1914-S MS64 Buffalo Nickel to your collection today.
This 1914-S Buffalo Nickel PCGS MS64 is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||1914|
|Reverse Design:||American Indian portrait|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||James Earle Fraser|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||James Earle Fraser|
The five-cent coin was created in 1866 to meet the growing need for circulating coinage in the aftermath of widespread hoarding of silver and gold coins during the Civil War. Keep reading to learn more about the history of the nickel!