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1883 LIBERTY HEAD FIVE CENTS - WITH "CENTS"

PCGS Nos: 3844, 3881

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 16,026,200
Proofs: 6,783

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) on the reverse below the button to the left of CENTS

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

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Recent appearances:
ICG Proof-67.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 300, "With CENTS", illustrated, unsold

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 20 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-67's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-67.

Sources and recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service