Shield Nickel 1866 - 1883

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Shield Nickel Specifications

Content:

75% copper 25% nickel

Weight:

5 grams

Diameter:

20.5 millimeters

Edge:

Plain

Designer:

James B. Longacre
Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
186614,742,500About 500
1867 Rays2,019,000About 75
1867 No Rays28,890,500About 600
186828,817,000About 600
186916,395,000About 600
18704,806,000About 1,000
1871561,000About 960
18726,036,000About 950
18734,550,000About 1,100
18743,538,000About 700
18752,097,000About 700
18762,530,000About 1,150
18770About 510
187802,350
187925,900 3,200
188016,0003,955
188168,8003,575
188211,472,9003,100
18831,451,5005,419

Mint Mark Legend

There are no mintmarks on these coins, all coins were minted in Philadelphia.
Mint MarkMintDate of Operation
NonePhiladelphia1793-present

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1867 SHIELD 5 CENT NICKEL VG WITH LIGHT CORROSION NO RAYS
1867 SHIELD 5 CENT NICKEL VG WITH LIGHT CORROSION NO RAYS
1876 5C PCGS PR 66 CAM EX: D.L. HANSEN LOW MINTAGE PROOF SHIELD NICKEL
1876 5C PCGS PR 66 CAM EX: D.L. HANSEN   LOW MINTAGE PROOF   SHIELD NICKEL
1866 5C PCGS PR 64 WITH RAYS EX: D.L. HANSEN TYPE COIN
1866 5C PCGS PR 64  WITH RAYS  EX: D.L. HANSEN    TYPE COIN
1866 5C NGC/CAC MS65 WITH RAYS OH OLD NGC HOLDER SHIELD NICKEL
1866 5C NGC/CAC MS65  WITH RAYS OH  OLD NGC HOLDER   SHIELD NICKEL
1883 SHIELD 5C PCGS PR 66 PRETTY SHIELD NICKEL PRETTY
1883 SHIELD 5C PCGS PR 66   PRETTY    SHIELD NICKEL   PRETTY
1867 SHIELD NICKEL US UNITED STATES COIN VG
1867 SHIELD NICKEL US UNITED STATES COIN VG
1882 AU 58 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS CERTIFIED GRADED AUTHENTIC SLAB OCE 852
1882 AU 58 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS CERTIFIED GRADED AUTHENTIC SLAB OCE 852
1882 SHIELD NICKEL AU SLIDER BU
1882 SHIELD NICKEL AU     SLIDER BU
1882 SHIELD NICKEL
1882 SHIELD NICKEL
1882 SHIELD NICKEL CHOICE AU DETAILS
1882 SHIELD NICKEL CHOICE AU DETAILS
1866 SHIELD NICKEL W/ RAYS
1866 SHIELD NICKEL W/ RAYS
2 SHIELD NICKEL BOTH PROBLEM FREE GOOD VG 1867 NO RAYS 1868
2 SHIELD NICKEL BOTH PROBLEM FREE GOOD VG 1867 NO RAYS 1868
1867 SHIELD NICKEL NO RAYS
1867 SHIELD NICKEL NO RAYS
1866 SHIELD NICKEL 11888866 VARIETY FS 001.1 REPUNCHED DATE NCS NGC VF DETAILS
1866 SHIELD NICKEL 11888866 VARIETY FS 001.1 REPUNCHED DATE NCS  NGC  VF DETAILS
1867 SHIELD NICKEL NO RAYS 7525
1867 SHIELD NICKEL   NO RAYS  7525
PF65 CAM 1879 SHIELD NICKEL GRADED NGC 7778
PF65 CAM 1879 SHIELD NICKEL   GRADED NGC  7778

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