About 1885 V-Nickels
Only the 1912-S beats out the 1885 V Nickel for the lowest mintage in this series. An extremely small fraction of the original mintage, of almost 1.5 million, have survived. Scarce as an circulated coin and gradually even more tough in Mint State. Gems become truly rare.
|Denom:||5c / Nickel|
|Coinage Type:||Liberty Head with CENTS|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||Charles E. Barber|
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