Coin Specifications

Category: Shield Five Cents (1866-1883)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,100
Catalog: KM-97
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 20.5mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1882 5C PF obverse 1882 5C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This date is plentiful as a proof, though the quality of these coins is variable. The copper-nickel alloy was still problematic for the Mint, though not to the extent seen in the 1860s. While most 1882 proof nickels have nice, reflective fields, some will reveal a graininess that suggests improper heat treatment of polishing of the planchet. The example illustrated suffers from a minor strike-through impairment at the left legend stop on its reverse.

Despite such minor issues, gems are fairly plentiful, though Cameo proofs are in limited supply. Acquiring a proof may be the only way to get an 1882 nickel having a fully formed numeral 2 in its date, as this is so often filled on currency pieces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/17/2014

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1882 5C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 215 255 290 340 450 670 925 1625 10500 - -
$ - - - - - 235 280 325 375 500 750 1100 2400 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 898
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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8/9/2014 PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 7274


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9/17/2008 PCGS PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116, 1116/Lot# 641 $1,554.80
2/28/2010 PCGS PF 64   Teletrade Auction 2817, 2817/Lot# 1323 $437.00
4/27/2011 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1154/Lot# 9799 $690.00
5/27/2012 PCGS PF 64   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 514 $391.00
1/1/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 12209 $763.75
2/24/2013 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131310/Lot# 22056 $587.50
3/9/2014 PCGS PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 794, 803/Lot# 705 $729.00
5/4/2014 NGC PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 182706 $638.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1882 5C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11114719024831740445350253956359762064270573578310811416233539521150720721
1231612092713464204695145475746046276637157518821192172228746470145780
000000469514547574604627663715751882119217222874647000
000000485526555585612634684725767981130420283413898800
1882 5C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base163212275351442549613674719749793820847925962102112391609261443611325623789
17923330038147757063368972976380282987393798110931362194431967326167670
0000006336897297638028298739379811093136219443196732600
000000653704739778811838899949100111661485227937781029100
1882 5C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2623334205226447858709491008104711031138117312711319139315101936308050371607628749
285362454562691813896968102110651114114912051287134314321652231737328716203000
00000089696810211065111411491205128713431432165223173732871600
000000922988103410841126116112381303136814711794269843841239600
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Grade: PF 67 UC
Points: 3080
Owner: Cameolot
 
Grade: PF 67 CA
Points: 2699
Owner: Zakmar
 
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