Featuring ten (10) BLACK RUTHENIUM U.S. Buffalo nickels with full date and of various years (1913-1938). To highlight the original coin design, the Merrick Mint has clad the coin entirely in Black Ruthenium. Black Ruthenium is a type of platinum metal that looks like a dark platinum, but is 100 times Rarer. Ruthenium is a chemical element with the symbol RU & Atomic # 44. It is a rare transition metal belonging to the platinum group of the periodic table. Each coin comes in a premium coin capsule with a Certificate of Authenticity to guarantee that your coin is authentic and recognized by every monetary authority around the world, assuring its Collector Edition status. The Buffalo nickel has a right profile of an American Indian design on the obverse and American Bison design on the reverse. The Buffalo nickel is a U.S. five-cent coin with coin year and mint marks chosen at random.
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