How much are my U.S. 1886 nickel worth?

About 1886 V-Nickels

Another key issue behind the 1885 and 1912-S, as number 3 in the rankings of rare V Nickels. Scarce as a circulated coin and gradually even more tough in Mint State. Gems then become truly rare. This date is known to have a weak strike; so, super high-quality examples are not easy to find.



Coin Date: 1886
Denom: 5c / Nickel
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,326,000
Coinage Type: Liberty Head with CENTS
Coinage Years: 1883-1912
Composition: 75% copper; 25% nickel
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: 5 gr
Designer: Charles E. Barber
Edge: Plain
PCGS #: 3847
NGC ID: 22PK
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