1873 Shield Nickels : Closed 3

Early Five Cent Nickels

Mintage: 436,050
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.):
1873 Closed 3 Shield Nickel
This is one variety of the 1873 Shield Nickel. Depicted in the example image above is the closed 3 variety and a comparison of the open 3 vs closed 3 1873 Shield Nickel
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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About Uncirculated

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1873 Shield Nickel (Closed 3 Variety) is Worth $52 in Average Condition and can be Worth $409 to $868 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Proof Coins can be Worth $437 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: $0.0617

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