Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 38,612,000
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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1906 5C MS obverse 1906 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Record mintages for nickels were set in this and the following year, as the American economy boomed. The five-cent piece enjoyed far greater utility in 1906 than it does today, opening the door to countless items, services and entertainments.

The 1906 nickel is common across all grades, including gems. The technical and aesthetic qualities of this date vary widely, and there's no reason to settle for a mediocre example.

Minor repunchings of the date abound, as so many dies were needed to produce this huge mintage. These varieties are too minor to elicit general interest.

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Last Updated: 7/6/2015

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1906 5C MS
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Base $ 2.00 2.75 4.50 13.75 32.00 60.00 62.50 65.00 77.50 85.00 90.00 105 150 240 585 2800 - - - -
$ 35.00 - - 70.00 82.50 - - 115 165 300 1050 7650 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 664
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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5/28/2006 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 1632 $718.75
8/11/2008 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 273, 279/Lot# 311 $97.75
9/12/2011 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 3136, 3136/Lot# 1303 $60.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24324 $111.63
8/31/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 182049 $185.00
1/17/2016 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131604/Lot# 27075 $84.00
8/6/2017 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131733/Lot# 25028 $114.00


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