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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 2791)

The 1865 Three Cent Nickel is part of a series of Three cent nickel coins struck from 1865-1889. Struck in Philadelphia and designated as a Proof (PR) strike, this coin is made of 75% copper; 25% nickel from a mintage of 500 struck.
The 1865 Proof Three Cent Nickel is the first and scarcest of its series coming from a mintage of just 500 coins. Scarcity gradually increases from PR60 through PR67 without any major price jumps. Gems would be considered rare with high-end gems being very difficult to locate. Attractive color and strong strikes can be found with some serious searching. Cameos and deep cameos are extremely rare and bring a hefty premium.
Obverse: A Romanesque Liberty is portrayed facing left with LIBERTY emblazoned on her crown. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA appears on the periphery with the date at the bottom.
Reverse: The roman numeral III is centered in the design surrounded by a large wreath tied with a bow at the bottom. This design is one of few American coins without wording on one of the sides.

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Catalog Detail

GSID: 2791
Coin Date: 1865
Denomination: 3cN / Three Cent Nickel
Designation: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 500
Coinage Type: Three cent nickel
Coinage Years: 1865-1889
Composition: 75% copper; 25% nickel
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 17.9 mm
Weight: 1.94 gr
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: James B. Longacre
Obverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1865
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Lettering: III
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
PCGS #: 83761
NGC ID: 275K
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