1887 P Nickel Three Cent Three Cents : 7 Over 6

Copper Nickel Pieces

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 75% Copper - 25% Nickel

Diameter: 17.9 mm
Mass / Weight: 1.94 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1887/6 Nickel Three Cent Piece - 7 Over 6
The 1887/6 overdate error is one of the major varieties of the 1887 Nickel Three Cent Piece. This coin features an 1887 date stamped over a 1886 date. Part of the underlying "6" is still visible under the "7". Some strikes are strong and easy to identify such as the one depicted above. Although some strikes are much weaker and much harder to identify.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
198274324372419487509-551

MELT VALUE: $0.0140


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