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 AU BU NICE
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1866 SHIELD NICKEL WITH RAYS REVERSE VG
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1869 SHIELD NICKEL PROBLEM FREE FINE
1869 SHIELD NICKEL PROBLEM FREE FINE
1883 PROOF SHIELD NICKLE NGC GRADED PROOF 65 PROOF MADE [5419]
    1883 PROOF SHIELD NICKLE NGC GRADED PROOF 65      PROOF MADE    [5419]
1866 WITH RAYS SHIELD NICKEL NGC AU DETAILS
1866 WITH RAYS SHIELD NICKEL NGC AU DETAILS
1882 SHIELD NICKEL
1882 SHIELD NICKEL
1866 SHIELD NICKEL WITH RAYS LUSTROUS XF AU
1866 SHIELD NICKEL WITH RAYS LUSTROUS XF AU
1883 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE DATE
1883 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE   DATE
1874 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE DATE
1874 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE  DATE
1875 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE R DATE
1875 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE  R DATE
1883 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE OLD TYPE COIN
1883 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE  OLD TYPE COIN
1867 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE NO RAYS VF/XF DETAILS
1867 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE  NO RAYS VF/XF DETAILS
1872 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE ROTATED REVERSE MINT ERROR
1872 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE ROTATED REVERSE MINT ERROR
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1876 SHIELD NICKEL 5 CENT PIECE VG DETAILS
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