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1883-1917 Type 1 U.S. Coin Collection

$270.00

Grade:  Average Circulated-Extra Fine  
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You can now own four of the most fascinating and sought-after coins in U.S. history! Each coin in this collection is unique and short-lived, struck only briefly during the earliest years of issue, and discontinued with a design change...

  • 1883 “No Cents” Liberty Head Nickel: featuring a large roman numeral “V” but without the word CENTS. The Liberty Head design was so similar to that found on $5 gold coins, that con men gold-plated the nickels and passed them off as $5 pieces. The word CENTS was soon added to the reverse!
  • 1909 V.D.B. Lincoln Cent: the first Lincoln cent ever issued – introduced on the 100th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth. The size of designer Victor David Brenner’s initials on the reverse caused a great controversy, so the V.D.B. initials were removed just a few months into 1909.
  • 1913 Buffalo Nickel, Type 1: with FIVE CENTS inscribed on a mound where the words wore away quickly, until they were placed in a recessed area midway through 1913 (Type 2). Jealousy from U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Charles Barber over James Earle Fraser’s acclaimed design led to other modifications as well.
  • 1917 Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 1: when introduced in 1916 as WWI raged in Europe, these beautiful coins depicted Liberty with shield and olive branch – as well as an exposed breast! Partway through 1917, Liberty was “covered up” with chain mail to appease the critics.

Don’t miss this opportunity to own four of the most celebrated coins in American history. Order your exciting Type 1 collection today while our limited supplies last!

  • Product Type: Sets
  • Year: Mixed Years