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1882 FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 3812, 3837

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 11,472,900
Proofs: 3,100

Designer: James B. Longacre

Diameter: 20.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia)

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-67's.

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

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 7 PRCA-67's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6041, not plated, sold for $661.25

NGC Proof-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6040, not plated, sold for $552.00

NGC Proof-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6039, not plated, sold for $713.00

PCGS Proof-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1389, sold for $718.75

PCGS Proof-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1390, sold for $862.50

NGC Proof-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1391, sold for $431.25

Proof-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 122, illustrated, sold for $690.00  From the Pennsylvania Cabinet

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6038, not plated, sold for $488.75

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1564

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1392, sold for $529.00

NGC Proof-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1393, sold for $437.00

Proof 64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1496, not illustrated, sold for $368.00

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