About 1881 3-Cent Nickels
The 1881 mintage rockets up to over a million making it by far the highest mintage of the 1880?s Three Cent Nickels. Very common up through MS65 at which point the coin becomes scarce as a high-gem. Only the finest of gems are very rare. A fantastic type coin for its series.
|Denom:||3cN / Three Cent Nickel|
|Coinage Type:||Three-Cent Nickels|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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