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Obverse of 1905 Liberty Nickel     Reverse of 1905 Liberty Nickel


1905 LIBERTY HEAD FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 3866, 3903

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 29,825,124
Proofs: 2,152

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 Superior Galleries

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 27 MS-66's.

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

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

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

 
 

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