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1874 Three-Cent Nickel. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Three-Cent Nickel, 1865-1889 | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The Three-Cent Nickel was an unusual coin denomination with an unusual history. It was first proposed in 1851 as a medium...
1866 Three-Cent Nickel. Image: Heritage Auctions (visit www.ha.com).

1866 Three Cent Nickel : A Collector’s Guide

The United States Mint in Philadelphia struck 4,801,000 Three-Cent Nickel coins in 1866, a steep decline from the year before. The issue is considered...
1866 Proof Three-Cent Nickel. Image: Stack's Bowers.

1866 Three Cent Nickel Proof : A Collector’s Guide

According to the Red Book, the United States Mint in Philadelphia struck at least 725+ Proof Three Cent nickel coins in 1866. Numismatist John...
United States Proof Coins by John Dannreuther.

United States Proof Coins Volume II: Nickel Book Released

United States Proof Coins Volume II: Nickel, the second in a series of four important reference books on U.S. Proof coins authored by acclaimed...
counterfeit spark erosion 1874 die trial - NGC

Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark-Erosion 1874 Three Cent Nickel Die Trial

By Max Spiegel for NGC ......   Three Cent nickels were struck in 75% copper and 25% nickel with a silver-gray color, but the coin submitted...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ...... Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

CoinWeek IQ – Nickel, Joseph Wharton, and US Coinage

Nickel and US Coinage by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ..... Unlike copper, silver, and gold, nickel is a fairly new addition to coinage around the...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 3: Three Cent Pieces

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #351 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... This is the third in a series on collecting U.S....
Three-Cent Nickels

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each: Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #281 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ....   Three Cent Nickels were...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams + Special Labels...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...
Collecting Three-Cent Nickels

Collecting Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #53   A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ......   More than 20 years ago, there was...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. Coins in the $1K to $5K Range

News and Analysis:  scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #41 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Today’s column features recommendations for collectors. Last week,...

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