1937 D Buffalo Nickel

The 1937 D version of the Buffalo Nickel is worth on average $75.00 if in Mint State (uncirculated), while one in poor condition will have a value of just $1.00. If the coin has an error, or is certified this will further add to the appeal and raise it's price numismatically speaking.


  • Year: 1937
  • Mint: D
  • Type: Buffalo Nickel
  • Mintage: 17,828,000
  • Metal: 75% copper 25% nickel
  • What's it worth?: $75.00 to $1.00

The 1937 D Buffalo Nickel is considered by most to be a Key Date to remember for various reasons. Be sure to check all reverse versions of this coin for the ever popular 3 legged buffalo error. In general this coin even in lower conditions is still worth many times more than it's simple face value.

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