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There is an incredible number of die varieties in the Shield nickel series. The most comprehensive reference for them is The Shield Five Cent Series by Edward Fletcher.

Rare Dates

YearMintageG4F12XFAUMS63MS65
187925,9004006508501.25K2K3.5K
18801,3001.3K2K5.5K10K20K72K
188168,8002504006009001.2K2.5K

Die Varieties

VarietyG4F12XFAUMS63MS65
1868 MPD3560125200350900
1870 Clash with Indian801505001K2.5K6K
1870 DDR651002003505002.8K
1883/2 (4)2004501K1.5K2.3K6.5K
Shield Nickel Variety
1868 MPD, 1 Protruding from Ball 1870 Doubled Die Reverse
Shield Nickel Variety
1870 Obv Clashed with 1C Obv 1883/2 Overdate

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Shield Nickel Books

The Shield Five Cent Series
2020 Red Book - Guide Book of United States Coins
Cherrypickers Guide to Rare Die Varieties

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