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1899 LIBERTY HEAD FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 3860, 3897

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 26,027,000
Proofs: 2,031

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

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 23 MS-66's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-68.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 5 PRCA-66's.

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

 
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