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1908 LIBERTY HEAD FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 3869, 3906

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 22,684,557
Proofs: 1,620

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 Heritage Numismatic Auctions

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-67's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-67's.

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