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Obverse of 1884 Liberty Nickel     Reverse of 1884 Liberty Nickel


PCGS Nos: 3845, 3882


Circulation strikes: 11,270,000
Proofs: 3,942

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

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

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

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The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 9 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 52 PR-66's.

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

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