Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,977,822
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.0000g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1895 5C MS obverse 1895 5C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The mintage of nickels rose in 1895 but still reflected reduced economic activity. This date is moderately scarce in the higher circulated grades. The population of Mint State pieces is adequate for filling holes, but most of these coins are of mediocre quality. Incomplete stars and other signs of less than full striking are common.

A single repunched date is known for 1895, but it is quite minor. Persons interested in learning more about these varieties are referred to the book Treasure Hunting Liberty Head Nickels, by Kevin Flynn and Bill Van Note.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/20/2019

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1895 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 7.00 11.00 25.00 55.00 80.00 120 130 135 135 145 155 195 260 450 1280 2400 24000 - - -
$ 85.00 - - - - - - 225 275 600 1730 3150 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 379
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/28/2020 1895 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base1-1153311216-1247961413811----379
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Total1-1153311216-1247961433813----383
 0%-0%0%1%1%1%0%0%1%4%-3%12%25%37%10%3%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1895 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base162032981942723514234374634895155396097051206243335644080722284109736
1724541302202983754284464724985235626418721615281037365127761888520
0000003754284464724985235626418721615281037365127761800
00000039943245448050653158667310392024318739086175801400
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3736
Owner: NMK8104
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1206
Owner: erwindoc
 
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