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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1868 SHIELD NICKEL 9194
1868 SHIELD NICKEL  9194
1870 SHIELD NICKEL BETTER PRICED 2330
1870 SHIELD NICKEL BETTER PRICED 2330
1866 SHIELD NICKEL WITH RAYS FIRST YEAR OF MINTAGE BETTER PRICED 2331
1866 SHIELD NICKEL WITH RAYS FIRST YEAR OF MINTAGE BETTER PRICED 2331
1873 SHIELD NICKEL BETTER PRICED 2331
1873 SHIELD NICKEL BETTER PRICED 2331
1882 SHIELD NICKEL 9198
1882 SHIELD NICKEL  9198
1872 SHIELD NICKEL 9199
1872 SHIELD NICKEL  9199
1872 SHIELD NICKEL NGC PR 64 CAM
1872 SHIELD NICKEL NGC PR 64 CAM
1871 5 CENT SHIELD NICKEL NICE NO PROBLEM COIN KEY DATE
1871 5 CENT SHIELD NICKEL NICE NO PROBLEM COIN KEY DATE
1870 SHIELD NICKEL VARIETY II "NO RAYS"
1870 SHIELD NICKEL VARIETY II
1868 SHIELD NICKEL VARIETY II "NO RAYS"
1868 SHIELD NICKEL VARIETY II
1867 SHIELD NICKEL IDHH664
1867 SHIELD NICKEL IDHH664
1867 SHIELD NICKEL WITH RAYS ANACS AU50 31465
1867 SHIELD NICKEL   WITH RAYS   ANACS AU50  31465
1876 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS MS 65 CAC
1876 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS MS 65 CAC
1872 SHIELD NICKEL DECENT MID GRADE COIN
1872 SHIELD NICKEL DECENT MID GRADE COIN
1866 SHIELD NICKEL
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1867 NO RAYS SHIELD NICKEL VF XF NICE COIN
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