Here we have one 1883 No Cents Liberty Nickel. Buy the 1883 With Cents Liberty Head V Nickel coins online here with low prices. It wasn’t until the end of January that production of Liberty Head nickels truly began. On Type 2 nickels (minted from the second half of 1883 onward), the motto is in small print above the “V,” and the word “CENTS” is found along the lower rim. This increases to $11 in Very Fine-20, $15 in Extremely Fine-40, $18 in About Uncirculated-50, $35 in Uncirculated (MS-60) and $50 in Uncirculated (MS-65). The patterns of 1883 yielded no new results, and the old alloy of 75% copper and 25% nickel was continued in the denomination. £10.26. The April 1883 issue included these mentions of the new coin: MINT COINS FOR 1883: At the opening of each year demands are made at the Mint by coin collectors, numismatic societies, and others, for Proof coins, or sets representative of a year’s coinage. They are getting harder to find. 2 bids. When arrested, the passer of these pieces simply claimed that no statement was made that it was a five-dollar gold piece. In response, in 1883, Superintendent A. Loudon Snowden directed Chief Engraver Charles Barber to make some more patterns. Nevertheless, the Shield nickel remained in production. Horse-drawn carriages ruled the roads—and in New York City they also reigned supreme on the just-completed Brooklyn Bridge. Upon discovering that the Mint had made a mistake on the early “no cents” nickels, people began to hoard them in hopes of possessing what would become a rare and valuable coin. “with cents” nickels were struck, for a total of 21,512,502 coins. An MS-67 “with cents” nickel even sold for, 1950 Quarter: Mint Mark Varieties Bring High Premiums, 1987 Silver Eagle Dollar: The Coin Practically Made for Collectors, 1944 Jefferson Nickel – Silver Wartime Nickel, 1950 Wheat Penny Value in Uncirculated Penny, 1907 Barber Quarter – Value in the Proof and Silver, 1952 Half Dollar – Higher Value with Full Bell Lines. Q&A: Why are there so many varieties of halves listed in catalogs for the years 1805 to 1836? In fact, the 1883 No Cents is often used to fill the Liberty Nickel type slot in lower priced type sets. Proof Coins can be Worth $299 or more. How much are my U.S. 1883 5c business strike With Cents nickel worth? View our, First minted in 1883, the Liberty Head nickel was the successor to the Shield nickel, which had been. To meet this demand, special coins are struck as is well known, and sold at rates proportional to the extra labor involved. $4.80 shipping. Liberty Head nickels of 1883-1912 are prized collectibles from the turn of the 20th century – when the horse and buggy gave way to automobiles and airplanes, cities and industries were growing rapidly, and newfangled inventions appeared almost daily. $2.95 shipping. 1883 With Cents Liberty Head V Nickel 5 Cent Piece G Good 5c US Coin Collectible. December 23, 2020 By Q. David Bowers 3 Comments. 1883 was the first issue of the Liberty Head nickel, and as sometimes happens with first issues, there were a few problems which made initial production difficult. R. Coulton Davis, a Philadelphia pharmacist who collected many series of coins, especially patterns, sent examples to certain friends, including one presented by him to the American Numismatic and Archaeological Society. Joseph Wharton, the main supplier of nickel metal to the Mint; a man with close political connections, was not completely satisfied. This First Liberty Nickel Was "Centsless!" As is well known to many present readers, the new design of the nickel five-cent piece by Charles E. Barber gave the denomination simply as the large letter V on the reverse. Proofs are valued at $309. Liberty Head nickels were struck officially until 1912, though five examples mysteriously struck in 1913 have been found. On the reverse, a wreath repalced the stars and a large Roman numeral "V" replaced the old Arabic numeral 5. 1883 Liberty Head Nickel; with and without the word “CENTS” Definition: After 17 years, the Shield nickel (1866 to 1883) was changed to the Liberty Head type nickel design by Charles Barber. Free shipping. Because the “no cents” nickels were hoarded, they are more common today in high grades, which drives their value down. Allegations of fraudulent or criminal activity against a named party, when said activity has not been proven in a court of law, will be removed. This increases to $11 in Very Fine-20, $15 in Extremely Fine-40, $18 in About Uncirculated-50, $35 in Uncirculated (MS-60) and $50 in Uncirculated (MS-65). At this time, nickels were only minted in Philadelphia, and 1883 was a year of relatively high production for the Liberty Head nickel. Free P&P . The reverse, scarcely less simple than the obverse, features the roman numeral “V” prominently in the center encircled by a wreath of corn. Production commenced soon thereafter, and on February 1 the first pieces were placed into circulation. Thanks for looking Stay Safe and Healthy. In 1883, mint officials changed the design on the Five-Cents denomination. Meanwhile, over five million of the “error” nickels had been placed into circulation. You see, the mint neglected to put the word "cents" anywhere on the coin. 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