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U.S. Coin Values: V-Nickels.

About 1883 Cents 5c

The majority of the first year issue V Nickels were minted in very large quantities to fix the NO CENTS problem. Common from the poorest of grades up to the gem level, leaving just the finest of gems with any scarcity at all. Known to have a solid strike but the devices of the reverse would show the first signs of a weaker strike.

Obverse: Lady Liberty with the word LIBERTY on her crown faces left with 13 stars around the periphery and the date positioned at the bottom center.

Reverse: Large V (roman numeral 5) is centered in the design surrounded by an ornate wreath with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA * CENTS * around the periphery. The motto E PLURIBUS UNUM appears near the top between the wreath and letters STATES OF AME.

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Coin Date: 1883
Denomination: 5c / Five cents
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,026,200
Coinage Type: Liberty head nickel
Coinage Years: 1883-1912
Composition: 75% copper; 25% nickel
Variety: Cents
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: 5 gr
Designer: Charles E. Barber
Edge: Plain
PCGS #: 3844
NGC ID: 22PH
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