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1896 Liberty Nickel

1896 Liberty Head V Nickel

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1896 Liberty Nickel

The 1896 Liberty Nickel had a mintage of just 8,841,058. The composition of these coins is copper/nickel. The diameter is 21.2mm. The 1896 Liberty Nickel was minted in Philadelphia, and is otherwise known as a "V" Nickel.

Did you know: In 1896 the first demonstration of the X-Ray machine was done in New York City, the first modern day Olympics began in Greece and the first public showing of a film in the U.S., John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan" premiered in New York City. I wonder if you could have purchase a ticket for the movie with one 1896 Liberty Nickel?

We use strict Photograde standards when grading all of our coins. Below are the "general guidelines" as to what condition you can expect for each grade. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for your order to leave our offices as each coin must be inspected and graded prior to packaging.

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Item# Item Name Our Low Price Sale Price Qty
1896LNAG3 1896 Liberty Nickel - AG3
$ 7.95
1896LNG4 1896 Liberty Nickel - G4
$ 8.95
1896LNVG7 1896 Liberty Nickel - VG7
$ 20.95
1896LNEF40 1896 Liberty Nickel - EF40
$ 124.95
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Grading Information:
  • G4 Good

    - No details in head. LIBERTY obliterated.

    VG8 Very Good

    - At least 3 letters in LIBERTY readable.

    F12 Fine

    - All letters in LIBERTY show.

    VF20 Very Fine

    - LIBERTY bold, including letter I.

    EF40 Extremely Fine

    - LIBERTY sharp. Corn grains at bottom of wreath show on reverse.

    AU50 About Uncirculated

    - Traces of light wear on only the high points of the design. Half of mint luster is present.

Extended Information:
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