U.S. Coin Values: 3-Cent Nickels (Proof).
About 1871 3cN DCAM
The 1871 Proof Three Cent Nickel comes from a moderately low mintage of 960 coins, the majority of which are still in existence. This coin is common up to PR66, at which point it becomes scarce. All finer examples are considered rare. Eye catching examples with stunning color and notable strike can be found with some searching. There exists a slight, graduating premium for cameos with an increase in rarity and demand for deep cameos.
|Denomination:||3cN / Three Cent Nickel|
|Coinage Type:||Three-Cent Nickels|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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