1872 Shield Nickel

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This page is dedicated exclusively to the 1872 Shield Nickel. You will find a lot of information below such as mintages, specifications, and images. Be sure to visit our Shield Nickel Forum if you need help. We also have a Shield Nickel Grading Forum to help you establish a grade for your Shield Nickel. All forums are completely free to register and participate.

1872 Shield Nickel Specifications

Circulation Strikes:

6,036,000

Proof Strikes:

About 950

Content:

75% copper, 25% nickel

Weight:

5 grams

Diameter:

20.5 millimeters

Edge:

Plain

Mint:

Philadelphia, PA

Designer:

James B. Longacre
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