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5 Cents "Liberty Nickel" with "CENTS"

Features

Country United States
Type Common coin
Years 1883-1913
Value 5 Cents = Half Dime / Nickel (0.05 USD)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 5.00 g
Diameter 21.2 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 112
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Head of Liberty with 13 stars around the head, representing the first 13 colonies/states of the United States of America.

Lettering:
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
LIBERTY
1912

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber

Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. Although Barber's coins were met with mixed reviews, he had a long and fruitful career in coinage, designing most of the coins used at the mint during his time as Chief Engraver.

Reverse

Large V in center, representing Roman Numeral 5 with wreath

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
V
·CENTS·

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber

Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. Although Barber's coins were met with mixed reviews, he had a long and fruitful career in coinage, designing most of the coins used at the mint during his time as Chief Engraver.

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents "Liberty Nickel" (with "CENTS")

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1883  16,026,200
1883  6,783 Proof
1884  11,270,000
1884  3,942 Proof
1885  1,472,700 (fr) Très rare
1885  3,790 Proof
1886  3,326,000 (fr) Très rare
1886  4,290 Proof
1887  15,260,692
1887  2,960 Proof
1888  10,167,901 (fr) Rare
1888  4,582 Proof
1889  15,878,025
1889  3,336 Proof
1890  16,256,532
1890  2,740 Proof
1891  16,832,000
1891  2,350 Proof
1892  11,696,897
1892  2,745 Proof
1893  13,368,000
1893  2,195 Proof
1894  5,410,500
1894  2,632 Proof
1895  9,977,822
1895  2,062 Proof
1896  8,841,058
1896  1,862 Proof
1897  20,426,797 3.41
1897  1,938 Proof
1898  12,530,292 4.03
1898  1,795 Proof
1899  26,027,000 1.33 3.17
1899  2,031 Proof
1900  27,253,733 1.97 3.56
1900  2,262 Proof
1901  26,478,228 1.96 2.26
1901  1,985 Proof
1902  31,487,561 1.78
1902  2,018 Proof
1903  28,004,935 1.52
1903  1,790 Proof
1904  21,403,167 2.46
1904  1,817 Proof
1905  29,825,124 1.95 1.50
1905  2,152 Proof
1906  38,612,000 1.96 1.91 3.93
1906  1,725 Proof
1907  39,213,325 1.96 2.81 3.44
1907  1,475 Proof
1908  22,684,557 1.96
1908  1,620 Proof
1909  11,585,763
1909  4,763 Proof
1910  30,166,948 2.26
1910  2,405 Proof
1911  39,557,639 1.37
1911  1,733 Proof
1912  26,234,569 2.67
1912  2,145 Proof
1912 D 8,474,000
1912 S 238,000 (fr) San Francisco, très rare
1913  5 (fr) Excessivement rare, seulement 5 connues.

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