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U.S. Coin Values: V-Nickels.

About 1899 5c

The 1899 V Nickel is the highest mintage so far in the series with over 26 million coins struck. It is very common from circulated grades up to and including MS65, leaving just the finest of gems with any scarcity at all. An ideal type coin as it is affordable. However, just be aware of striking issues as most are solid strikes; but, some weaker pieces can get in the way of collectors.

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: 1899
Denomination: 5c / Five cents
Designation: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 26,027,000
Coinage Type: Liberty head nickel
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 #: 3860
NGC ID: 22PR
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