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Can anyone identify the date on my shield nickel  
 

 
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 Posted 07/09/2018  7:53 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Chrijar4 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message


Can anyone help me tell for sure what date that is. It looks to me like 1879 but I'm not sure. Picked this up for about $1
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 Posted 07/09/2018  10:14 pm  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Highly unlikely it is a 78 or 79, those are quite rare, we're proof issues. Suspect last digit is a 9 or possibly an 8...3rd digit is a pushed over 6. The 1868 issue was a very common date coin. I suppose it may be a closed loop 1873, but it seems a damaged 3rd digit


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 Posted 07/10/2018  08:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

It is a 18 something or other for sure.
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 Posted 07/10/2018  10:22 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 07/10/2018  1:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
A picture of the reverse MIGHT help. The no rays coins came from three different reverse hub designs one used in 67 and 68, one used only in 68, and one used for the rest of the series.
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 Posted 07/10/2018  8:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add edweather to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
When you are ready, a little vinegar and hydrogen peroxide will clear it up for you.
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 Posted 07/10/2018  8:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good luck!



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