buffalo nickel


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1.A United States five-cent coin minted from 1913 to 1937 having an image of an American bison ("buffalo") on its reverse, and an American Indian on the obverse.
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This round, inspired by the buffalo nickel, is made of.
There would be no buffalo nickel for an hour's work at the mill, for the silk of bow ties and scarves.
It turned out to be a facsimile of the Indian head side of the old buffalo nickel.
abandoned the Liberty Head nickel design when it began rolling out the Buffalo Nickel.
You're giving up your liberty, said Vi, whose notion was that the buffalo nickel replacing the liberty five-cent piece would commemorate Mama's wedding.
Let's say you're a fortune teller who specializes in divining your clients' supposedly "ideal" occupations by reassorting the letters in their names, and that one day the 12-year-old Ross walks into your tent, plunks down his buffalo nickel, and spells out his name for you.
If you produce and ship parts that are above the "real" concentricity limit and do not function properly, what someone will "OK" (when evaluating data) in a conference room isn't worth a Buffalo Nickel.
The flip side echoes the famous buffalo nickel made from 1913 to 1938.
Both the Jefferson nickel and Buffalo nickel designs are entirely indigenous, with only the barest nod to another culture in the motto E Pluribus Unum (from many--one).
Featured under the North American Bison Cooperative's Buffalo Nickel brand are steaks, roasts, ground meat, patties and prepared chili.
when sculptor James Earle Fraser needed a model for the buffalo nickel, he turned to Hornaday's bison bull.
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