Buffalo Nickel

Five Cent Indian Head- Buffalo Nickle Black Diamond was born in 1893 of a bull and cow given to the zoo by Barnum and Bailey (most reports claim his age to be 20 at the time of his demise) The popular Indian Head, or Buffalo, five-cent coin (nickel) was introduced February 22, 1913 Although aficionados prefer the name Buffalo Nickel, the official name of the coin is the Five Cent Indian Head. 1913. Designed by James Earle Fraser, a student of legendary sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Indian Head/Buffalo nickel design showcases the native beauty of the American West. In a … Read more