What's your Favorite Nickel ?

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  1. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    Mine is my 1938D Buffalo MS-66 .The next one is off the Internet , I call "Crazy Train ". What's YOURS ?
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  3. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    My doubled eye variety...

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    and a rainbow toned Buffalo...
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  4. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    Some modern carved nickels I found in a Bing search...

  5. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else Supporter

    My favorite is this 1964 proof which has an amazing glow to it and is turning a beautiful colour
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  6. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

  7. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

  8. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

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    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

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  10. Silverpop

    Silverpop Well-Known Member

    this 1943d Silver war nickel that I found lurking in change a few years ago

  11. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Hey brother can you spare a half dime?

  12. AmishJedi

    AmishJedi Well-Known Member

    I have a soft-spot for my 1913-S (Variety 2) - not the prettiest nickel, but she'll do for now.

    And, I love the rainbow toning on my 1927-S...keeps getting better and better every year.
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  13. AmishJedi

    AmishJedi Well-Known Member

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  14. techwriter

    techwriter Well-Known Member

    I like the "train" nickels. I may have to start lurking about on eBay.
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  15. trussell

    trussell Active Member

    Here's mine:
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  16. mark_h

    mark_h Somewhere over the rainbow

    Nothing beats shield nickel varieties. 1867-O1-horz.jpg 1866-ML-vert-horz_zps936dc810.jpg
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  19. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    I like them all, I'll take one of each... Thank you all for posting. Be safe
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  20. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    My favorite is the 1942-P war nickel in Proof followed by the 1936 Buffalo Nickel in Satin Proof. The latter coin presents the Buffalo Nickel design in its best light in my opinion.

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  21. brokrken

    brokrken Active Member

    @Lehigh96 When I look up that coin on NGC, how come it says "Deleted" for the NGC Grade?
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