1916 Nickel

January 23, 2009

The 1916 Buffalo Head is one that is highly sought after, IF it is a double die.  The double die is an error on the coin made during the minting process.  On the 1916 nickel this double die occurs on the date; it is extremely rare however.  Below is the values for the full series of the 1916 Indian Head (or Buffalo Nickel).  These reflect coins that are just in an average condition; coins found in a very fine condition will sell for 10 to 12 times more.

Values of the 1916 Nickel

  • 1916 Double Die – $1,200!
  • 1916 – $2.25 (63,497,466 Circulation strikes)
  • 1916 D – $7.50 (13,333,000 Circulation strikes)
  • 1916 S – $4.25 (11,860,000 Circulation strikes)
Category: Buffalo Nickel