1881 Shield Nickel

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1881 Shield Nickel Specifications

Circulation Strikes:

68,800

Proof Strikes:

3,575

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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