1884 5C MS66 Certification #24086972, PCGS #3845

Expert Comments

Ron Guth

The 1884 Liberty Head Nickel is a common coin in all grades up to, and including, MS65.  In MS66, PCGS has certified approximately two dozen pieces, but none finer.  The best examples certified by PCGS are two at the MS66+ level.  In general, the strike quality for this date is excellent and the luster ranges from prooflike and brilliant to frosty and satiny.

PCGS #
3845
Designer
Charles E. Barber
Edge
Plain
Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Weight
5.00 grams
Mintage
11270000
Metal
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Pop Higher
41
Pop Lower
791
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 20000 R-2.8 4 / 32 TIE 4 / 33 TIE
All Grades 1000 R-5.0 6 / 32 TIE 6 / 33 TIE
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 6 / 32 TIE 6 / 33 TIE
65 or Better 20000
All Grades 1000
60 or Better 200
65 or Better R-2.8
All Grades R-5.0
60 or Better R-7.0
65 or Better 4 / 32 TIE
All Grades 6 / 32 TIE
60 or Better 6 / 32 TIE
65 or Better 4 / 33 TIE
All Grades 6 / 33 TIE
60 or Better 6 / 33 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade
1 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
MS66+ PCGS grade #1 MS66+ PCGS grade
#1 MS66+ PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #3 MS66 PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #3 MS66 PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #3 MS66 PCGS grade