About 1882 CAM Shield Nickels (Proof)
Relatively high mintage at 3,100 coins (a mintage drop from more recent preceding years). More common in most grades because most of the original mintage survived. It becomes scarce as a high-end gem. Gradually scarcer, to a limited degree, with cameo surfaces and deep cameo surfaces actually quite rare for this issue.
|Denom:||5c / Nickel|
|Coinage Type:||Shield no Rays|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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