About 1887 CAM V-Nickels (Proof)
A mintage drop occurs with the 1887 compared to previous years; but, as most pieces were saved, this issue remains in the type coin realm. There were 2,960 coins originally struck. Common without cameo designations except for the finest of gems. Cameo coins are a good bit scarcer with deep cameos non-existent.
|Denom:||5c / Nickel|
|Coinage Type:||Liberty Head, with CENTS|
|Composition:||75% copper; 25% nickel|
|Designer:||Charles E. Barber|
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