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THREE CENT PIECE NICKEL MINTAGE

Three-Cent-Nickel

Three Cent Nickel Pieces were struck from 1865 to 1889. All of the years are readily available to complete a full series set without much difficulty. Key Dates of the Three Cent Nickel Piece are the 1883, 1884 and 1885 and considered rare in mint state grades.


Year & Mint Mintage Proof Mintage
1865 11,382,000 500
1866 4,801,000 725
1867 3,915,000 625
1868 3,252,000 600
1869 1,604,000 600
1870 1,335,000 1,000
1871 604,000 960
1872 862,000 950
1873 1,173,000 1,100
1874 790,000 700
1875 228,000 700
1876 162,000 1,150
1877 - 510
1878 - 2,350
1879 38,000 32,000
1880 21,000 3,955
1881 1,077,000 3,575
1882 22,200 3,100
1883 4,000 6,609
1884 1,700
1885 1,000
1886 - 4290
1887 5,001 2960
1888 36,501 4582
1889 18,125 3436