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Liberty Nickels 1883 - 1913

In 1883 the Nickel design was changed from the Shield Design to the Liberty Head Design. Initially “Cents” was not on the reverse of the coin just a large V, the Roman numeral five. Later in 1883 “Cents” was add to the reverse after individuals started gold plating the coin and passing them off as $5.00 Gold Coins.

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