American Coin Treasures

First Year of Issue Three-Cent Nickel 1865

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American Coin Treasures

First Year of Issue Three-Cent Nickel 1865

Reg. $182.00
Sale $99.99 (45% off) Sale ends 5/16/21

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The civil war caused a crisis in U.S. currency, and coinage was hoarded for its silver content, leaving small change scarce. This made it difficult to carry out day to day commerce. From the chaos, emerged odd denominations such as the three cent nickel which circulated from 1865 to 1889.

  • Product overall dimensions - 6" L x 5.13" W x 0.44" H
  • More than a penny not quite a nickel
  • Designed by James B. Longacre, the classic liberty head motif is featured on the obverse of the coin. on the reverse, a roman numeral III is surrounded by a wreath made of laurel leaves
  • The unique coin got its name from the alloy used to produce it, 25% nickel and 75% copper
  • Collector's display portfolio
  • Includes a certificate of authenticity
  • Mint marks and years may vary
  • Limited 1-year manufacturers warranty
  • Plastic, Cardboard, U.S. Coins
  • Wipe Clean
  • Made in the USA of US and Imported Parts
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  • Savings based on offering prices, not actual sales
  • Web ID: 10346087
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