5 Cents "1883 Liberty Nickel" (Pattern)

Coin 5 Cents "1883 Liberty Nickel" (Pattern) United States of America obverse
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Coin 5 Cents "1883 Liberty Nickel" (Pattern) United States of America reverse
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General information

Name 5 Cents "1883 Liberty Nickel" (Pattern)
Country United States of America
Issuer United States of America
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Face value 5 Cents
Period -
Issue period 1883
Commemorative reason -
Out of circulation? Yes
Thematic
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Technical information

Item type coin
Subtype pattern
Material Unknown
Weight -
Diameter -
Thickness -
Format round
Alignment ↑↓

Comments

The obverse die is dated 1882 and is similar to the regular die for the 1883 Liberty Head nickel, but the stars are arranged slightly differently.
Faces
Coin 5 Cents "1883 Liberty Nickel" (Pattern) United States of America obverse

Obverse

Legends LIBERTY
1883
English translation
Image source Heritage Auctions
Description Liberty head left with plain coronet, "LIBERTY" and 13 stars at rim, with date below.
Coin 5 Cents "1883 Liberty Nickel" (Pattern) United States of America reverse

Reverse

Legends UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
V
E PLURIBUS UNUM
English translation
Image source Heritage Auctions
Description Roman numeral 5 within wreath, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and motto at rim.

Edge

Description Plain
Emissions

1883

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions -
Comments Proof

1883

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions -
Comments 1714) Nickel

1883

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions -
Comments 1715) Copper

1883

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions -
Comments 1716) Aluminum

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