1866 Shield Nickels : With Rays

Early Five Cent Nickels

Mintage: 14,742,500
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 75% Copper - 25% Nickel

Diameter: 20.5 mm
Mass / Weight: 5 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1866 Shield Nickel With Rays
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
$40$52$68$115$193$262$409$572$1,972

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1866 Shield Nickel (With Rays Variety) is Worth $52 in Average Condition and can be Worth $409 to $572 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Proof Coins can be Worth $1,972 or more. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts. Also, click here to Learn About Grading Coins. The Melt Value shown below is how Valuable the Coin's Metal is Worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US Coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0526










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