Need a nickel three-cent Proof for your collection? Why not consider the 1888 with a mintage of only 4,582? Low-mintage Proofs in the 1800s were made from carefully polished planchets and dies to create a special collector-coin with mirrorlike surfaces. Now nearly 120 years later, you can highlight your collection with one of those same Proofs. Add this historic nickel three-cent Proof to your collection right away.