1868 Shield Nickels

Early Five Cent Nickels

Mintage: 28,817,000
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.):
1868 Shield Nickel
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)
$21$22$26$47$68$112$148$238$407

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1868 Shield Nickel is Worth $22 in Average Condition and can be Worth $148 to $238 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Proof Coins can be Worth $407 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: $0.0401






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