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The United States Nickel Five-Cent Piece

Michael Wescott

The United States Nickel Five-Cent Piece

A Day-By-Date Analysis and History

by Michael Wescott

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Published by Bowers & Merena Galleries .
Written in English


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ISBN 100943161339
ISBN 109780943161334


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The United States Nickel Five-Cent Piece: A Day-By-Date Analysis and History by Michael Wescott (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Author: Michael Wescott. This coin is a P US Buffalo or Indian Head Nickel Five-Cent Piece. The Philadelphia Mint issuedBuffalo Nickels during Please refer to the pics for your own assessment of condition. Inthe first year of production for Liberty Head nickels, the denomination of five cents was indicated by the Roman numeral "V" on the reverse.

Enterprising people gold plated the coins to pass them off as five dollar gold pieces. To stop this practice, the U.S. Mint added the word "Cents" at the bottom of the coin on the reverse. This. This volume covers all United States series from half cents through nickel five-cent piece.

The book is a result of many years of cumulative research and finessing by the lead authors, Bill Fivaz and J.T. Stanton, in cooperation with many collectors, scholars, dealers, and others in the numismatic community/5(89).

The nickel wasn't always worth five cents. Inthe U.S. nickel was a three-cent coin. Before that, “nickel cents” referred to alloy pennies. It turns out that even the name “nickel. US Nickel Five-Cent Coins () US Shield Nickel, V Nickel - Numismatic Information, Coin Values and Images, page 1.

This page describes all types of the US 5-Cent Coins and Nickels, and includes their specifics, mintage records, key dates with coin values (in G-4 and EF conditions) and images of a few types (not all) that were recovered at various locations in the North-East USA.

The Buffalo or Indian Head Nickel coins were minted from to and in good quantity. The Buffalo nickel would enjoy a good run, but would eventually be replaced by the United States current nickel, the Jefferson Nickel.

These coins like the other nickels are 75% copper and contain 25% nickel. None were issued with any other intrinsic value based off silver or gold. The Buffalo nickel or Indian Head nickel was a copper-nickel five-cent piece struck by the United States Mint from to It was designed by sculptor James Earle Fraser.

As part of a drive to beautify the coinage, five denominations of US coins had received new designs between and Seller Rating: % positive. Inthe United States Treasury elected to stop minting the Buffalo nickel. The Buffalo nickel (also known as the Indian Head nickel) had just completed its mandatory twenty-five year circulation, and since the new President, Franklin D.

Roosevelt, was an admirer of Thomas Jefferson, the U.S. Mint announced a contest to design a coin in honor of the third President. The United States three cent piece was a unit of currency equaling 3 ⁄ of a United States mint produced two different three-cent coins for circulation: the three-cent silver and the three-cent onally, a three-cent bronze coin was made as a pattern in During the period from toboth coins were minted, albeit in very small quantities for the silver Mass: (–53) g ( gr), (–73) g ( gr).

The Shield nickel was the first United States five-cent piece to be made out of copper-nickel, the same alloy of which American nickels are struck today. Designed by James B. Longacre, the coin was issued from untilwhen it was replaced by the Liberty Head coin takes its name from the motif on its obverse, and was the first five-cent coin referred to as a "nickel.

When the nickel 5-cent piece was initially proposed, it was said to weigh about grams, but the House of Representatives upped that weight to an even 5 grams.

By the middle of Maya bill was passed by Congress that sanctioned the creation of the new, heavier five-cent piece. Shield Nickel Design. Wescott, Michael, with Keck, Kendall, The United States Nickel Five-Cent Piece, Bowers and Merena, Wolfeboro, NH, Yeoman, R.S., A Guide Book of United States Coins, 47th Edition, Western Publishing Co., Racine, WI, Courtesy of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation An Historical Reference from the NGC PHOTO PROOF Series.

This volume covers all United States series from half cents through nickel five-cent piece. The book is a result of many years of cumulative research and finessing by the lead authors, Bill Fivaz and J.T.

Stanton, in cooperation with many collectors, scholars, dealers, and others in the numismatic community. That left only the five-cent piece, and Snowden and Barber concentrated on overhauling it. The Shield nickel, introduced inwas the first base-metal five-cent piece in U.S. history; up to then, the half dime—a small silver coin—had filled the nation’s need for that denomination.

This volume covers all United States series from half cents through nickel five-cent piece. The book is a result of many years of cumulative research and finessing by the lead authors, Bill Fivaz and J.T. Stanton, in cooperation with many collectors, scholars.

This volume covers all United States series from half cents through nickel five-cent piece. The book is a result of many years of cumulative research and finessing by the lead authors, Bill Fivaz and J.T.

Stanton, in cooperation with many collectors, scholars, dealers, and others in the numismatic community/5(3). The Buffalo nickel or Indian Head nickel is a copper-nickel five-cent piece that was struck by the United States Mint from to NumismaticDesigns 5 out of 5 stars (3) $ Free shipping.

This, according to the book entitled, "The United States Nickel Five-Cent Piece(A Date by Date Analysis and History) by Michael Wescott and Kendall Keck with an introduction by Walter Breen. Hope you find these Jefferson Quick Facts useful. Thank Rating: % positive.

The copper-nickel three-cent piece, often called a three-cent nickel piece or three-cent nickel, was designed by US Mint Chief Engraver James B. Longacre and struck by the United States Bureau of the Mint from to It was initially popular, but its place in commerce was supplanted by the five-cent piece, or nickel.

Contents. Background; Legislation. The final coin is an example of Judd, an dated five-cent piece coined in nickel. It features an obverse displaying a shield somewhat similar to that on the reverse of current cents. This is paired to a reverse showing the national legend around a wreath that encloses the denomination.

Type: Jefferson Nickel Year: Mint Mark: No mint mark Face Value: USD Total Produced:[ Silver Content: 0% Numismatic Value: 50 cents to $ Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around 50 cents, while one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $ at auction.

The following article by Q. David Bowers appeared in Nickel News, Volume II, Number 1,published by the American Nickel Collectors' Association. Nickel five-cent pieces have always been among my favorite series.

As a dealer, over the years I have handled many interesting examples, including the famous Liberty Head nickel, specimens of the /5 "overmintmark" Buffalo. The book's Senior Editor is Kenneth Bressett, Valuations Editor is Jeff Garrett, and Research Editor is Q.

David Bowers. Take your hobby to the next level with the Whitman Red Book of United States Coins - Deluxe Edition. CoinWeek IQ – Nickel, Joseph Wharton, and US Coinage the United States Mint was starting to look for an alternative to the A bill authorizing Author: Lianna Spurrier.

Thanks for running this piece. To the extent I have a real specialty in U.S. coins, it is nickels, 3-cent and 5-cent. I especially like the variations at the beginnings of all the 5-cent nickels.

The Three Cent Nickel was produced by the U.S. Mint from to During the years tothe mint also produced a three cent silver piece as well.

Because the series was only produced by the mint for a 25 year period, several of its editions may be considered rare and collectable.

In fact, rare dated coins may trade for over three. SALE - United States Nickel Three Cent Piece - Old U.S. Coin - Antique Coin - Civil War Era Coin - Shipping, Int'l Shipping CoinCorner 5 out of 5 stars () $ Favorite.

US Nickel Five-Cent Pieces: to Date (continued from Page 1) This page describes all types of the US Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels minted from to date, and includes their specifics, mintage records, key dates with coin values (in G-4 and EF conditions) and images of a few types (not all) that were recovered at various locations in the North-East USA.

Jefferson Nickel ( to date) - Jefferson Nickels are United States Five Cent coins. They were first produced in They are still produced today. This coin was the third coin made by the United States that featured a US President. Thomas Jefferson is on the obverse (front) of the coin.

P Jefferson Nickel Roll (40 pcs) - $ Each. D Jefferson Nickel Roll (40 pcs) - $ Each. War Time Nickel Collection - On October 8,the wartime five-cent piece composed of copper (56%), silver (35%) and manganese (9%) was introduced to eliminate nickel, a critical war material.

A larger mint mark was placed above. Shield nickel (–) Composition, 75% copper 25% nickel Designer James B. Longacre The Shield nickel was the first United States five-cent piece to be made out of copper-nickel, the same alloy of which American nickels are struck today. Designed by James B.

Longacre, the coin was issued from untilwhen it was replaced by the. The Buffalo nickel or Indian Head nickel is a copper-nickel five-cent piece that was struck by the United States Mint from to It was designed by sculptor James Earle : g.

The United States five-cent coin, commonly called a nickel, is a unit of currency equaling one-twentieth, or five hundredths, of a United States dollar. The nickel's design since has featured a profile of President Thomas Jefferson on the obverse.

From toMonticello was featured on the reverse. The Indian Head cent, also known as an Indian Head penny, was a one-cent coin ($) produced by the United States Bureau of the Mint from to It was designed by James Barton Longacre, the Chief Engraver at the Philadelphia : 1 cent ( US dollars).

A nickel, in American usage, is a five-cent coin struck by the United States ed of 75% copper and 25% nickel, the piece has been issued since The silver half dime, equal to five cents, had been issued since the American Civil War caused economic hardship, driving gold and silver from circulation; in response, in place of low-value coins, the government at first.

Nickel Five-Cent Pieces information: All Nickel Five-Cent Pieces, including Shield, Liberty, Buffalo and Jefferson, Liberty Nickel NGC MS (Richmond Collection) (Toned) Bid $ 1 bids.

5d, 18h: Select all Deselect all Invert: Showing results 1 to 50 of Page 1 of 1. The Buffalo nickel or Indian Head nickel was a copper-nickel five-cent piece struck by the United States Mint from to It was designed by sculptor James Earle Fraser.

As part of a drive to beautify the coinage, five denominations of US coins had received new designs between and Wescott, Michael, with Keck, Kendall, The United States Nickel Five-Cent Piece, Bowers and Merena Galleries, Wolfeboro, NH, Yeoman, R.S., A Guide Book of United States Coins, 52nd Edition.

Golden Books Publishing Company, New York, Courtesy of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation An Historical Reference from the NGC PHOTO PROOF Series. On the nickel five-cent piece was officially adopted. Composition was specified as 75% copper and 25% nickel. It was hoped that the coin would circulate widely.

In contrast to what happened to the contemporary two-cent and nickel three-cent pieces, the nickel five-cent pieces, commonly called nickels, proved to be popular. The nickel, in American usage, is a five-cent coin issued by the United States ed of 75% copper and 25% nickel, the piece has been struck since The silver half dime, also equal to five cents, had been issued since the economic upset of the American Civil War drove gold and silver from circulation, and the government at first issued paper currency in place of low Value: U.S.

dollar.was the height of World War II, and the United States Mint was busy striking coins for a bustling, wartime economy. Nearly million five-cent coins were made inwith the vast majority coming from the Philadelphia mint. five-cent coins, which actually contain an alloy comprised of 56% copper, 35% silver, and 9% manganese, don’t contain any nickel at all, a material that was.

Your Favorite Five Cent Piece. Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Jerms, United States Nickels. Jerms, FS, formerly FS Jefferson's eye is prominently die doubled on this well known war nickel Guide Book variety. The obverse legends are also doubled, including the date.