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ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭

I would argue that my Buffalo Coin pictured below is one of the rarest of the Buffalo Coins.

This is also the coolest coin that I have bought this year.

Post an extremely rare Buffalo coin if you have one.

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  • nwcoastnwcoast Posts: 2,838 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Amazing coin!
    Very cool too! One of a kind.
    I have NOTHING to compete with that.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,669 ✭✭✭✭✭

    My mind is slightly blown! Nice. Glad you've here. Peace Roy

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  • ByersByers Posts: 1,470 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Super rare series for major mint errors!

    Nice off center on straight clipped planchet!

    mikebyers.com Dealer in Major Mint Errors, Die Trials & Patterns - Author of NLG Best World Coin Book World's Greatest Mint Errors - Publisher & Editor of minterrornews.com.
  • ByersByers Posts: 1,470 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It’s a Buffalo Nickel on a FIVE Dollar blank😉

    mikebyers.com Dealer in Major Mint Errors, Die Trials & Patterns - Author of NLG Best World Coin Book World's Greatest Mint Errors - Publisher & Editor of minterrornews.com.
  • ByersByers Posts: 1,470 ✭✭✭✭✭
    mikebyers.com Dealer in Major Mint Errors, Die Trials & Patterns - Author of NLG Best World Coin Book World's Greatest Mint Errors - Publisher & Editor of minterrornews.com.
  • JWPJWP Posts: 17,549 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This quarter is not even close to being rare, however I recently pulled it out of circulation and I truly love the toning. I do believe the rarest buffalo coin can be found in the plains. It's kind of hard to find these days but back then they used to call them Buffalo chips and they were rather plentiful.

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  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 8, 2022 5:13PM

    @Namvet69 said:
    My mind is slightly blown! Nice.

    >

    Imagine when the coin came in and I was expecting a blast white coin from the sellers photos, and I am WTF this coin is Rainbow Toned as well. I was blown away as well <3

  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 8, 2022 6:01PM

    Just finished the obverse image ...

  • AUandAGAUandAG Posts: 24,535 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Just got back from North Dakota, spent 10 days there, where I desperately needed a buffalo robe. It was no warmer than 11 degrees and as cold as -55. Most days were -20 to -30. Glad to be back in Vegas, baby!
    bob :)

    Registry: CC lowballs (boblindstrom), bobinvegas1989@yahoo.com
  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Here is another extremely rare buffalo coin.

    This is the only off center bison nickel that I have seen ...

  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 9, 2022 9:53AM

    @happycollecting said:
    Very nice error, EOC. Collectors of off-center coins would like it a lot.

    Here is my very rare buffalo. A quadruple struck (struck 4 times) North Dakota state quarter. :)

    Rad, How did I miss that coin, extremely cool as well as extremely rare, Congratulations :)

  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,489 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That's a cool score

  • cameonut2011cameonut2011 Posts: 10,061 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @MsMorrisine said:
    Don’t forget the buff on a quarter eagle planchet

    I’ve never seen that one. Does anyone have any pictures?

  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Byers said:
    Speaking of off center Buffalo Nickels…here is mine, O.C. on a CENT blank:

    Wow, Mike that is an amazingly rare buffalo coin, just wow.

  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What I find interesting is that Mikes coin and my coin are probably the same rarity or perhaps mine is rarer (any other OC Buffs on a Cent Planchet out there?) but the value of the two coins is insanely different. ya, ya ya, I know everyone loves buffalo nickels. Just a friendly observation :)

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 33,859 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 9, 2022 3:17PM

    @ErrorsOnCoins said:
    What I find interesting is that Mikes coin and my coin are probably the same rarity or perhaps mine is rarer (any other OC Buffs on a Cent Planchet out there?) but the value of the two coins is insanely different. ya, ya ya, I know everyone loves buffalo nickels. Just a friendly observation :)

    Tell @cladking about it! You'll have a great conversation ;)

  • BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,408 ✭✭✭✭✭

    OH YEAH! And it's been circulated or worn to AU-50 or 53.

    Pete

    "I tell them there's no problems.....only solutions" - John Lennon
  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 33,859 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @BuffaloIronTail said:

    OH YEAH! And it's been circulated or worn to AU-50 or 53.

    Pete

    And cut to see if it's really gold!

  • ByersByers Posts: 1,470 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 9, 2022 4:47PM

    I saw and examined the Buffalo Nickel in gold raw. It does have a little wear but is almost uncirculated with luster. It is an amazing and unique mint error!

    mikebyers.com Dealer in Major Mint Errors, Die Trials & Patterns - Author of NLG Best World Coin Book World's Greatest Mint Errors - Publisher & Editor of minterrornews.com.
  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow... Some amazing Buffalo errors here...That Buff on a gold planchet is incredible. What a find. Cheers, RickO

  • I guess if we are talking buffalos can we also mention bison? Have a peak at this and see if you can figure out the variety :smile:

  • BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,408 ✭✭✭✭✭

    As amazing as the coin is, it's even more so because of the strike!

    1921-S wasn't struck well, but from what I know is that the 1921-S claims the best strike for any 1921 Nickel. (what very few there are).

    Pete

    "I tell them there's no problems.....only solutions" - John Lennon
  • GoldenEggGoldenEgg Posts: 1,923 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Still_In_Circ said:
    I guess if we are talking buffalos can we also mention bison? Have a peak at this and see if you can figure out the variety :smile:

    Super cool!

  • fcloudfcloud Posts: 12,133 ✭✭✭✭

    On the side of a bridge along Root River in Racine, WI.
    You see one of these everyday.

    President, Racine Numismatic Society 2013-2014; Variety Resource Dimes; See 6/8/12 CDN for my article on Winged Liberty Dimes; Ebay

  • cameonut2011cameonut2011 Posts: 10,061 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Zoins said:

    @cameonut2011 said:

    @MsMorrisine said:
    Don’t forget the buff on a quarter eagle planchet

    I’ve never seen that one. Does anyone have any pictures?

    It has been discussed recently in the The Top 20 Error Coins of All Time thread:

    https://forums.collectors.com/discussion/1067304/the-top-20-error-coins-of-all-time/p1

    That's one details coin I wouldn't mind owning!

  • CoinCoinsCoinCoins Posts: 698 ✭✭✭
    edited January 11, 2022 5:46AM

    not mine, just another great buffalo.. one of the finest known '16 ddo (1 of 3 pcgs 64's). ~$250k

    cool thread, that oc cent planchet is a stunner. so is the gold one.

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 33,859 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 11, 2022 6:29AM

    @Lakesammman said:
    Just one of many coins that I let slip away too easily .......

    That's an incredible error. You've had some great opportunities Tim!

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 33,859 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 11, 2022 8:13AM

    This is one of Dan's 2013 Moonlight Mint Open House Medals. What makes this unique is that it's struck over one of Dan's Concept Dollars. Unlike may Open House pieces struck for others, Dan struck this one himself and released it much later.

  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,433 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I learned something today when I googled what type of skull is on the Montana Statehood Quarter ....

  • dbldie55dbldie55 Posts: 7,719 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @ErrorsOnCoins said:
    I learned something today when I googled what type of skull is on the Montana Statehood Quarter ....

    dates back to CMR's paintings. We still have a few free roaming herds. (and Ted Turner has a lot of them floating around on his place south of town)

    Collector and Researcher of Liberty Head Nickels. ANA LM-6053
  • dbldie55dbldie55 Posts: 7,719 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Jon Sullivan has a Montana Quarter struck on a nickel.

    Here is a rare "buffalo" bison.

    Collector and Researcher of Liberty Head Nickels. ANA LM-6053
  • bolivarshagnastybolivarshagnasty Posts: 7,348 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @ErrorsOnCoins said:

    @Namvet69 said:
    My mind is slightly blown! Nice.

    >

    Imagine when the coin came in and I was expecting a blast white coin from the sellers photos, and I am WTF this coin is Rainbow Toned as well. I was blown away as well <3

    *
    *
    So your rainbows in California are brown and russet colored??? Our rainbows back east are yellow, orange, red, purple, and blue. Is that from the smoke or mudslides??? B)
    I love the coin BTW!

  • bolivarshagnastybolivarshagnasty Posts: 7,348 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not an error, but hey, it's turned in to a buffalo thread. Took this from a 2005-S silver proof set. All of the quarters were toned in varying degrees.

  • Jzyskowski1Jzyskowski1 Posts: 6,651 ✭✭✭✭✭

    🎶 shout shout, let it all out 🎶

  • Mr Lindy Mr Lindy Posts: 982 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 12, 2022 12:52PM

    I am trying to figure out how to make this iphone 13 Max Pro image close up...

    Capture looks nothing like I hoped, but I guess I like the paint brush surrealism aspect.
    Devoid of actual details, I am missing my iPhone6+ for fool proof raw coinage capture.

    Anyways,

    My Bad Bison on struck Indian Cent acquired a few years back

  • BarberianBarberian Posts: 3,038 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @AUandAG said:
    Just got back from North Dakota, spent 10 days there, where I desperately needed a buffalo robe. It was no warmer than 11 degrees and as cold as -55. Most days were -20 to -30. Glad to be back in Vegas, baby!
    bob :)

    That's called Indian Summer in North Dakota.

    "40 below zero keeps the riff-raff away."

    3 rim nicks away from Good
  • BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,408 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @bolivarshagnasty said:
    Not an error, but hey, it's turned in to a buffalo thread. Took this from a 2005-S silver proof set. All of the quarters were toned in varying degrees.

    Now that is super neat! The toning is the Buffs natural color.

    Pete

    "I tell them there's no problems.....only solutions" - John Lennon

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