Ron Guth: The 1875 Three-Cent Nickel is a relatively common date and it represents a nice, affordable example for the type. Mint State examples are relatively common, even in Gem condition. PCGS has certified 16 MS-66s (as of January 2012), but only two in MS-67, and none finer.
Keep an eye out for the interesting variety that shows the top serif of misplaced 1 sticking out from Liberty's neck (FS-301).
Heritage 9/2005:1315 -
Heritage 4/2006:199 -
Heritage 8/2011:7044, $12,650
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