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1899 Proof Liberty Head Nickel NGC PF65

1899 Proof Liberty Head Nickel NGC PF65
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Why purchase this 1899 Liberty Head Nickel Proof?

Issued from 1883-1913, the Liberty Head Nickel had a run that was relatively brief. Even so, it played an important role in daily commerce. This proof version comes from a low mintage and is perfect for collectors who appreciate the designs of circulated coinage but like to see them with special finishes.

  • This coin was $.05 legal tender in the United States.
  • This coin has a proof finish.
  • This coin was struck from 5 g of cupro-nickel.
  • The coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • This coin was part of a mintage of just 2,031 pieces.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Proof 65.

Striking Liberty Design by Charles E. Barber

Charles E. Barber designed both faces of this coin. Obverse: The obverse bears a left-side portrait of Liberty. She has her hair held back in a bun and wears a tiara that bears an inscription of her name. Her likeness is encircled by thirteen stars, which symbolize the original states, and the date, "1899."

Reverse: At the center of the reverse is the Roman numeral "V," which combines with the inscription "CENTS" at the bottom of this face to offer the coin's face value. The "V" is partially encircled by a wreath, above which is the inscription "E PLURIBUS UNUM." "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" is inscribed along the rim.

Well Preserved PF65

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Proof 65. That grade means that it has an above average strike and shows no traces of wear.

Don't miss your chance to own this Proof 1899 Liberty Head Nickel.



This 1899 Proof Liberty Head Nickel NGC PF65 is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1899
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF65
Finish:Proof
Composition:Copper-Nickel
Diameter:21.2 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.05
Mintage:2,031
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