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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1874 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS PR 66 CAM CAC
1874 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS PR 66 CAM CAC
1874 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS MS 66
1874 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS MS 66
1883 PROOF SHIELD NICKEL PCGS PR65 CAC OGH CAMEO
1883 PROOF SHIELD NICKEL PCGS PR65 CAC OGH  CAMEO
1867 NO RAYS SHIELD NICKEL 5C MS 64 NGC
1867 NO RAYS SHIELD NICKEL 5C MS 64 NGC
1872 SHIELD NICKEL PM132
1872 SHIELD NICKEL PM132
1881 SHIELD NICKEL NGC PF66 CAMEO
1881 SHIELD NICKEL NGC PF66 CAMEO
1883 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS PR66 CAM WITH CAC
1883 SHIELD NICKEL PCGS PR66 CAM WITH CAC
1866 SHEILD NICKLE WITH RAYS AU 55 NICE DETAILS
1866 SHEILD NICKLE WITH RAYS AU 55 NICE DETAILS
1876 5C PCGS AU58 SHIELD NICKEL
1876 5C PCGS AU58   SHIELD NICKEL
1883 SHIELD 5C PCGS MS62 GREAT TYPE COIN SHIELD NICKEL GREAT TYPE COIN
1883 SHIELD 5C PCGS MS62   GREAT TYPE COIN   SHIELD NICKEL   GREAT TYPE COIN
LOT 2 1883 SHIELD NICKELS UNCIRCULATED 3201
LOT  2  1883 SHIELD NICKELS   UNCIRCULATED  3201
1867 USA SHIELD NICKEL 5C FIVE CENTS VGGOOD
1867 USA SHIELD NICKEL 5C FIVE CENTS VGGOOD
1881 SHIELD NICKEL CIRCULATED 7219
1881 SHIELD NICKEL   CIRCULATED  7219
1866 SHIELD NICKEL 4781
1866 SHIELD NICKEL  4781
1875 SHIELD NICKEL CHOICE 0629
1875 SHIELD NICKEL   CHOICE  0629
1883 SHIELD NICKEL 4775
1883 SHIELD NICKEL  4775

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