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U.S. Shield Nickels (1866-1883)

1867 Shield Nickel - Neat Die Break
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$32.00 $33.00

1867 Shield Nickel Proof No Rays NGC PF65 Blast White Superb Eye Appeal
1867 Shield Nickel Proof No Rays NGC PF65 Blast White Superb Eye Appeal
SKU: PSB30896

This 1867 Shield Nickel Proof No Rays has superb eye appeal with fantastic luster and strong strike. Blast white. Sure looks Cameo to me. Certified: NGC PF65

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$830.00 $855.00

1868 Shield Nickel
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$44.00 $45.00

1868 Shield Nickel
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$50.00 $52.00

1869 Shield Nickel
1869 Shield Nickel
SKU: BBNS1398

This 1869 Shield Nickel has with and .

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$42.00 $43.00

1870 Shield Nickel
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$105.00 $108.00

1870 Shield Nickel
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$53.00 $54.00

1872 Shield Nickel Nice F+ Nice Eye Appeal
1872 Shield Nickel Nice F+ Nice Eye Appeal
SKU: NS527

This nice original 1872 Shield Nickel has nice eye appeal, color and surfaces. Original tougher date. Grade: Nice F+

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$75.00 $75.00

1873 Shield Nickel - Closed '3'
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$115.00 $118.00

1875 Shield Nickel Doubled Die Obverse Nice BU Details Great Eye Appeal
1875 Shield Nickel Doubled Die Obverse Nice BU Details Great Eye Appeal
SKU: NS1355

This original 1875 Shield Nickel Doubled Die Obverse has great eye appeal with nice luster and nice strike. Great color and surfaces. Grade: Nice BU Details

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$625.00 $640.00

1876 Shield Nickel Proof Nice PR Decent Eye Appeal Strong Strike
1876 Shield Nickel Proof Nice PR Decent Eye Appeal Strong Strike
SKU: NS1466

This 1876 Shield Nickel Proof has decent eye appeal and strong strike. Surfaces a bit dull. Grade: Nice PR

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$157.00 $161.00

1881 Shield Nickel Nice BU Details Decent Eye Appeal Nice Luster Strong Strike
1881 Shield Nickel Nice BU Details Decent Eye Appeal Nice Luster Strong Strike
SKU: NS1322

This original 1881 Shield Nickel has decent eye appeal with nice luster and strong strike. Some very minor spotting, otherwise this coin likely in a 63 holder. Truly scarce coin in mint state. Grade: Nice BU Details

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$960.00 $990.00

1882 Shield Nickel PCGS MS64 Nice Eye Appeal Nice Luster Nice Strike
1882 Shield Nickel PCGS MS64 Nice Eye Appeal Nice Luster Nice Strike
SKU: PSB32446

This original 1882 Shield Nickel has nice eye appeal with nice luster and nice strike. Nice color and surfaces. Certified: PCGS MS64

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$235.00 $241.00

1882 Shield Nickel PCGS MS65 Great Eye Appeal Nice Luster Strong Strike
1882 Shield Nickel PCGS MS65 Great Eye Appeal Nice Luster Strong Strike
SKU: PSB32443

This wonderfully original 1882 Shield Nickel has great eye appeal with nice luster and strong strike. Great color and surfaces. Certified: PCGS MS65

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$417.00 $429.00

1882 Shield Nickel Proof PCGS PR67 Blazing White Gem Superb Eye Appeal
1882 Shield Nickel Proof PCGS PR67 Blazing White Gem Superb Eye Appeal
SKU: PSB31813

This wonderfully original 1882 Shield Nickel Proof has superb eye appeal with fantastic luster and strong strike. Blazing white Gem. Certified: PCGS PR67

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$935.00 $960.00

1883 Shield Nickel
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$115.00 $118.00

1883 Shield Nickel Choice BU Great Eye Appeal Nice Luster Nice Strike
1883 Shield Nickel Choice BU Great Eye Appeal Nice Luster Nice Strike
SKU: NS1059

This wonderfully original 1883 Shield Nickel has great eye appeal with nice luster and a nice strike. Fresh and crispy with great skin. Grade: Choice BU

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$125.00 $130.00

1883 Shield Nickel PCGS PR65 Proof Wonderfully Original Great Eye Appeal
1883 Shield Nickel PCGS PR65 Proof Wonderfully Original Great Eye Appeal
SKU: PSB14202

This wonderfully original 1883 Shield Nickel has great eye appeal with nice luster and a nice strike. Nice color and surfaces. Certified: PCGS PR65 Proof

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$505.00 $520.00

1883 Shield Nickel Proof NGC PF66 Superb Eye Appeal Fantastic Luster Nice Strike
1883 Shield Nickel Proof NGC PF66 Superb Eye Appeal Fantastic Luster Nice Strike
SKU: PSB24260

This wonderfully original 1883 Shield Nickel Proof has superb eye appeal with fantastic luster and nice strike. Outstanding color and surfaces. Looks like a 68 with one tiny mark in reverse field. Certified: NGC PF66

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$680.00 $700.00

1883 Shield Nickel Proof Nice PR Fantastic Luster Strong Strike
1883 Shield Nickel Proof Nice PR Fantastic Luster Strong Strike
SKU: NS1455

This 1883 Shield Nickel Proof has decent eye appeal with fantastic luster and strong strike. Great mirrors. Spots are a distraction. Priced accordingly. Grade: Nice PR

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$157.00 $161.00


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Learn More About U.S. Nickels (1866-Present)

 

When the U.S. nickel was first minted, it was actually worth three cents. It was President Andrew Jackson who approved a bill to authorize the coinage of five-cent pieces that took the place of five-cent fractional currency. Nickels were originally minted during the post-Civil War era when gold and silver were at a shortage. Nearly 30 million nickels were minted between 1867 and 1868 alone. Their practical denomination made them a welcome choice in a post-war economy, and their popularity continued to gain momentum through the turn of the century. The first true nickels were made primarily out of nickel blended with copper. Just as the nickel’s designs have changed, so too has their composition. Today’s silver-looking nickels are 75% copper, which has become an expensive metal to produce. In fact, it costs nearly 8 cents to make a nickel today. 


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